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Charity leaders warn Cabinet Office that anti-advocacy proposal would be a 'backwards step'

5 May 2016 | Emily Corfe

The government’s proposed anti-advocacy clause risks turning charities into “silent service-providing machines”, the chief executive of Charity Finance Group, Caron Bradshaw has warned.

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