13 Sep 2016
The civil society brief and Rob Wilson have moved from the Cabinet Office to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.
There has been a “significant” decrease in the public’s trust and confidence in charities, and the sector is now less trusted than the ordinary man in the street, according to a report published today by the Charity Commission.
15 Jul 2016
The Prime Minister, Theresa May, has appointed Ben Gummer as minister for the Cabinet Office and paymaster general, demoting Matt Hancock from the front bench.
An arts charity has closed with the loss of around 100 jobs, after the building it ran was closed by the local council.
Several sector leaders have criticised the decision to move the civil society brief from the Cabinet Office to DCMS, with Social Enterprise UK calling for a breakaway department for social enterprise.
To encourage the sector’s HR Directors to offer opportunities to younger people is not in any way undervaluing the importance and significance of older workers.
The chair of the House of Lords Select Committee on Charities has written to the Leader of the House criticising Rob Wilson, minister for civil society, for giving "the impression of obstructing reasonable scrutiny".
Anna Turley, the shadow minister for civil society, has resigned this morning.
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