Anna Turley

Commission board member criticised in Commons over EU essay

28 Apr 2016 | Emily Corfe

The Charity Commission has adopted a ‘do as I say not as I do’ policy on charity campaigning, the shadow minister for civil society, Anna Turley, told the House of Commons yesterday.


Commission board member criticised in Commons over EU essay

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Sue Gwaspari, director of part-time volunteering, CSV

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CSV's Sue Gwaspari collects the charity's Overall Winner award at 2010 Charity Awards gala dinner

Winning the Overall Award at the Charity Awards last year has helped CSV to increase by nearly five times the number of families helped by its winning Volunteers in Child Protection programme.

Disabilities Trust

Many of the UK’s biggest public-service-delivery charities are defying the odds in the face of the government’s spending cuts, with many even predicting net growth over the next year or two.

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