Lobbying Act comes into force today

Lobbying Act comes into force today

19 Sep 2014 | Governance | Kirsty Weakley

The Transparency of Lobbying, Non-party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014 comes into force today, which limits the amount charities can spend on campaigning in the lead-up to the general election.


Lobbying Act comes into force today

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Ann Black

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National Trust Seaton Delaval Hall. Credit Phil Lindsay

The National Trust had its best ever financial performance last year, according to the charity’s 2009/10 annual report published today.

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