Relationship between government and charity 'has lost its way', says Nandy
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Relationship between government and charity 'has lost its way', says Nandy

23 Oct 2014 | Kirsty Weakley

There needs to be a rebalancing of the relationship between the voluntary sector and government, shadow minister for civil society Lisa Nandy said today.

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