Charity Commission opens investigation into youth charity that ignored advice on conflicts of interest
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Charity Commission opens investigation into youth charity that ignored advice on conflicts of interest

26 Jul 2016 | Kirsty Weakley

The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into a young people’s charity over concerns about conflicts of interest and about how it managed its property.



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