11 Feb 2016
The Charity Commission has ordered a charity set up by secretary of state for defence Liam Fox to cease its activities immediately due to their political nature.
A meeting of fundraising sector representatives earlier this month that aimed to make progress on the shape of a sector-wide public-facing campaign to boost giving, ended without any clear conclusion after differences about the strategic direction could not be resolved.
Can't help but think that this issue and many of the other bad news stories to have hit the sector over the last few months are rooted in poor governance.
Andrew Hind, chief executive of the Charity Commission, has written to the Daily Telegraph, complaining that its coverage on public benefit and schools is misleading.
Two public schools and a nursing home have met Charity Commission public benefit requirements by providing services to those who cannot afford it.
Labour leadership hopeful David Miliband has called for charitable status to be withdrawn from private schools.
Labour MP Alun Michael has been elected chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on the community and voluntary sector.
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