Bubb responds to attack on charity campaigning in The Times
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Bubb responds to attack on charity campaigning in The Times

28 Aug 2014 | Alice Sharman

Sir Stephen Bubb has written to The Times criticising an article which attacks charities for lacking transparency and political campaigning.

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