7 Oct 2014
Helen Stephenson is leaving her post as director of the Office for Civil Society and being replaced by Mark Fisher, currently social justice director at the Department for Work and Pensions.
Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity has said it will resume telephone fundraising with NTT after an investigation found “no systemic failures” at the agency, which was subject to a probe by Channel 4’s Dispatches that made allegations of poor practice.
The chief executive of the Social Investment Business published a tweet on Saturday night shortly after Brooks Newmark resigned, which stated that Nick Hurd was “moved” from his post as minister for civil society.
A Conservative MP who was targeted by the same freelance reporter that ended Brooks Newmark's ministerial career, said today he will complain to the Independent
Press Standards Organisation (Ipso) about the Mirror newspaper that carried the story.
Charities are not elected, and in their reports and press releases they claim an authority they may/should not enjoy.
On the eve of the Conservative Party Conference, Brooks Newmark resigned as minister for civil society after allegations in the Sunday Mirror that he sent intimate photographs of himself to an undercover reporter. Rob Wilson was swiftly announced as the new minister. Civil Society News has collated some of your reactions to the news:
Rob Wilson MP has been installed as the new minister for civil society following Saturday's resignation of Brooks Newmark in response to a Sunday Mirror sexting sting.
26 Nov 2014
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