Charity demands to be removed from Telegraph list of small businesses supporting Conservatives

Charity demands to be removed from Telegraph list of small businesses supporting Conservatives

28 Apr 2015 | Governance | Kirsty Weakley

A diversity charity has been forced to deny it is affiliated with any political party after it was named on the front page of the Daily Telegraph in a list of small business owners who support the Conservative Party.


Charity demands to be removed from Telegraph list of small businesses supporting Conservatives

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