Acevo calls for sector to reject NCVO proposal on political affiliation
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Acevo calls for sector to reject NCVO proposal on political affiliation

26 Jan 2015 | Hugh Radojev

Sir Stephen Bubb, chief executive of Acevo, has called on the voluntary sector to reject NCVO’s recommendation that charity chief executives should ask trustees and senior staff to declare their political affiliations.

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