Sir Stuart criticises charity leaders' 'insufficient concern' over fundraising

Sir Stuart criticises charity leaders' 'insufficient concern' over fundraising 1

27 Nov 2015 | Gareth Jones

Sir Stuart Etherington has restated his criticism of trustees and chief executives for their role in this summer’s fundraising scandals, calling for renewed efforts to improve governance.


Sir Stuart criticises charity leaders' 'insufficient concern' over fundraising

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Prince Charles speaking at the British Asian Trust annual dinner

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