Telegraph publishes clarification to its news story about the True and Fair Foundation report
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Telegraph publishes clarification to its news story about the True and Fair Foundation report

11 Feb 2016 | Gareth Jones

The Daily Telegraph has printed a clarification to its report accusing charities of spending too little on “good works”, and has made a number of changes to the online version of the story.

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The government plans to spend £470m over the next four years building the capacity of the voluntary sector to deliver the Big Society, it announced in the Comprehensive Spending Review today.

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Capacitybuilders, the Commission for the Compact and the Office for Civil Society Advisory Body will all be scrapped, the government confirmed today.

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Catholic Care (Diocese of Leeds) is to appeal to the Charity Tribunal once again over the Charity Commission’s refusal to allow it to prevent same-sex couples from using its adoption services.

Schools' High Court challenge to public benefit guidance transfers to Charity Tribunal

The High Court has transferred the Independent Schools Council’s challenge to the Charity Commission’s interpretation of the law on public benefit, to the Charity Tribunal, to be heard alongside the Attorney-General’s reference on the matter.

Big Society Network cancels tour after spending cuts mar debate

The Big Society Network has cancelled a series of town hall meetings after the first event was dominated by anger over spending cuts.

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