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Charity highlights from the Labour Party Conference 2016

30 Sep 2016

Alice Sharman and Kirsty Weakley went to Liverpool earlier this week for the Labour Party Conference. Here’s a summary of what happened.

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Charity highlights from the Labour Party Conference 2016

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As more baby boomers retire, it’s time for the sector to fully embrace and celebrate this resource on their trustee boards, says John Williams.

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Our weekly round-up of interesting and outlandish information, collected from the corners of the charity sector.

What is the legacy of the Cameron years for charities?

Andrew O’Brien reflects on the relationship between the voluntary sector and the Conservative Party during the Cameron years, and considers what the future holds under Theresa May.

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