Charity Commission to meet Society Network Foundation trustees this week
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Charity Commission to meet Society Network Foundation trustees this week

30 Jul 2014 | Tania Mason

The Charity Commission is meeting with the trustees of Society Network Foundation this week in an attempt to gather more information for its investigation into apparent misuse of a restricted government grant and payments to its chair and staff.


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