Commission 'concerned' about charities that ignore Lobbying Act

Commission 'concerned' about charities that ignore Lobbying Act

2 Mar 2015 | Kirsty Weakley

The Charity Commission’s director of policy and communications, Sarah Atkinson, has warned charities that the regulator would be concerned about charities that deliberately flout the Lobbying Act.


Commission 'concerned' about charities that ignore Lobbying Act

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