Lisa Nandy, shadow minister for civil society
News

Nandy demands PM inquiry into Big Society Network grants

24 Jul 2014 | Finance | Tania Mason

Lisa Nandy, the shadow minister for civil society, has written to David Cameron demanding an inquiry into the “squandering” by the Cabinet Office and Big Lottery Fund of millions of pounds of public money on “questionable projects” run by Big Society Network.



Share

Nandy demands PM inquiry into Big Society Network grants

« First | previous | Displaying 9313 to 9320 (of 14143) | next | last »

Donors pessimistic about the future of giving

Donors to charities are not optimistic about the future of Britain’s 'giving' economy, but the majority say they have not changed their giving habits yet.

The ultimate legacy dilemma

The dilemma facing GirlGuiding Scotland is fascinating. We are all used to watching charities struggle with whether or not to accept donations from certain companies whose motivations may not be entirely honourable, but it is rare to see this kind of debate over legacy pledges.

Inspire appoints new head of fundraising

The north east of Scotland’s disability charity, Inspire, has appointed Fiona Poustie as its new head of fundraising.

CAN offers free meeting space for charities

CAN Mezzanine is offering voluntary organisations free meeting room space for their next trustee meeting, at CAN's new Old Street office in London.

Basically it looks like the government stuffing public money into their friend's pockets without actually expecting them to do anything for it.

» Cabinet Office overruled own grants panel to fund Big Society Network charity

New chief exec appointed by Elizabeth Finn Care

A charity supporting those struggling to cope with sudden or unexpected changes has employed Major General Matthew Sykes, defence services secretary for the Ministry of Defence, as its new chief executive.

Welsh Social Enterprise Coalition appoints its first chief executive

Jason Bennett has been appointed the first chief executive of the Welsh Social Enterprise Coalition.

HMRC outlines online filing requirements

HMRC has unveiled the data it proposes charities should have to provide when it introduces its iXBRL online filing requirements, and is asking charities to give feedback.

Charities will get Olympic funding back, promises Labour

The Labour Party has moved to quell fears that the voluntary sector would lose out in its National Lottery funding plans, promising that after 2012 the Big Lottery Fund will be given back the full proportion of money it relinquished to pay for the Olympics.

« First | previous | Displaying 9313 to 9320 (of 14143) | next | last »

Directory

Search the Directory

 

The Civil Society Directory is a comprehensive and effective resource for finding organisations and people in the sector.