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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Gillian Guy, chief executive, Citizens Advice (image credit: Ian Enness)

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Genevieve Maitland Hudson

We still have a long way to go in ensuring that good quality evidence is used to guide decision-making in public policy, says Genevieve Maitland Hudson.

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A former senior police officer has stepped down from his role on the Charity Commission board after accepting a position as chief inspector of prisons. 

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