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Foundations should have to spend a minimum amount, says charities committee Lord 3

26 Sep 2016 | Kirsty Weakley

Lord Rooker has said that charitable trusts should not see their capital as “sacrosanct” and that the House of Lords Committee on Charities might recommend that foundations should be forced to spend a certain amount.


Foundations should have to spend a minimum amount, says charities committee Lord

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