Lord Grade announces membership of Fundraising Regulator board
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Lord Grade announces membership of Fundraising Regulator board

11 Feb 2016 | Hugh Radojev

Lord Grade, chair of the Fundraising Regulator, has today announced the eight people who will make up its board.

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