Commission launches investigation into mosque where 'Kill Ahmadis' leaflets were handed out
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Commission launches investigation into mosque where 'Kill Ahmadis' leaflets were handed out

28 Sep 2016 | Alice Sharman

The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into a London mosque where leaflets which called for the killing of a sect of Muslims were distributed.

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Commission launches investigation into mosque where 'Kill Ahmadis' leaflets were handed out

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Charities need to be robust with their campaigning, MP Wes Streeting tells Acevo fringe

Charities must be robust when they are campaigning, even when they are threatened with court action by the government, MP Wes Streeting said at an event at the Labour Party Conference this week.

David Archer, ActionAid's director of programmes

ActionAid has distanced itself from a warning made by its director of programmes that NGOs are reluctant to stand up to the Department for International Development, stressing that it welcomes the commitment to aid made by the new Secretary of State.


Charities are elitist because society is elitist, Labour Party Conference hears

Some parts of the charity sector are elitist, but this is partly because the rest of society is elitist, the director of Class said at a Labour Party Conference fringe event hosted by Acevo yesterday.

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A Labour MEP has said that charities have a “crucial” role to play as Britain redefines its relationship with the rest of the world post-Brexit.

David Archer

Aid agencies are becoming too dependent on the Department for International Development and instead should be standing up to it, the director of programmes at ActionAid said at a Labour Conference fringe event yesterday.

Eduserv agrees £138,000 payment to retiring CEO without telling full board

Eduserv, a charity that provides IT services to the public sector, agreed to pay its retiring chief executive a settlement totalling £138,303 without the knowledge of the full board, documents seen by Civil Society News show.


Charity sector criticises draft guidance on warnings power

Charity representative bodies have told the Charity Commission that they have serious concerns about its draft guidance for the use of its power to issue official warnings.

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