Top charities 'concealing' £3.4bn of public funding, claims think tank
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7 Jan 2015 | Kirsty Weakley

The Centre for Policy Studies has accused charities of a lack of transparency and inconsistency in their annual accounts, and claimed that up to £3.4bn is being “concealed” by the top 50 charities.

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