Spectator magazine attacks Kids Company as ‘a drain on donations’
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12 Feb 2015 | David Ainsworth

The Spectator magazine has published an attack on the activities of Kids Company, saying that it is “a drain on donations that might otherwise go to better causes” and calling for a review of its activities.

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