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Brooks Newmark quits over tabloid allegations; Rob Wilson is new minister 9

29 Sep 2014

Rob Wilson MP has been installed as the new minister for civil society following Saturday's resignation of Brooks Newmark in response to a Sunday Mirror sexting sting.

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Brooks Newmark quits over tabloid allegations; Rob Wilson is new minister

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Shawcross: 'Too often charities respond defensively'

Sector leaders warned yesterday that charities need to get better at answering the public’s questions if the sector is to hold on to high levels of trust.

Paula Sussex announces a more proactive Charity Commission

The new chief executive of the Charity Commission has promised her organisation will be more proactive and do more to deter wrongdoing in the sector, and has said she plans to restructure the senior management to help achieve this.

CAN and Senscot part ways with UnLtd over its vision for a 'private-profit social sector'

Social enterprise support organisations CAN and Senscot have ended their relationship with UnLtd, set up to manage a £100m fund for social entrepreneurs, over concerns that grants from the fund are being awarded to for-profit organisations.


Northern Rock Foundation says closure is now 'likely' after Virgin Money offer falls through

The Northern Rock Foundation is preparing to wind up after an offer of funding from Virgin Money fell through because the charity cannot raise the £3m-a-year match funding that offer needs.

With comments like those, maybe he should resign.

» Brooks Newmark: charities should keep out of politics

Damilola Taylor

A charity set up in the memory of murdered schoolboy Damilola Taylor is on the brink of closure, according to Damilola’s father, Richard Taylor OBE.

Charity Commission

A statutory inquiry has been launched by the regulator into the possible "financial mismanagement" of the charity Hospice Aid UK.

George Best - Credit: NL-HaNA, ANEFO / neg. stroken, 1945-1989

A charity set up in memory of the footballer George Best is to be wound down after eight years.

Muslim Charities Forum ‘shocked and dismayed’ over terror link allegations

The Muslim Charities Forum has criticised an article in The Daily Telegraph alleging the umbrella body had links to terrorist organisations, and has said it is taking legal advice.

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