Shawcross warns charities not to 'push too hard' on campaigning

Shawcross warns charities not to 'push too hard' on campaigning

25 May 2016 | Alice Sharman

William Shawcross, chair of the Charity Commission, has warned of "the damage charities can do to themselves" if they "push too hard" on campaigning.


Shawcross warns charities not to 'push too hard' on campaigning

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