Eleven per cent of Charity Commission inquiries are opened into religious charities

Eleven per cent of Charity Commission inquiries are opened into religious charities

5 Mar 2015 | Governance | Hugh Radojev

Twenty three of the 201 statutory inquiries opened into charities in the year to March 2014 focused on religious organisations, Paula Sussex, chief executive of the Charity Commission, has said.


Eleven per cent of Charity Commission inquiries are opened into religious charities

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