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

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