7 Oct 2014
David Cameron has appointed Francis Maude as minister for the Cabinet Office but there is no news yet on who will be given responsibility for civil society within the department.
Higher education could be facing a difficult funding future. Institutions must get creative with their fundraising or face the dwindling resources, says Adrian Beney.
Jenny Willott has ruled herself out of the running for the charities minister role in the new government.
Charities are not elected, and in their reports and press releases they claim an authority they may/should not enjoy.
The end of political instability in Westminster does not necessarily spell good news for the economy or for sterling, as the Bank of England warns of continued inflation and analysts predict a sluggish pound.
David Philpott, the former London Air Ambulance chief who was sacked after he raised concerns with the trustee board about the charity’s solvency and began investigating complaints against some board members, has set himself up as a consultant.
The Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition was the only practical one. Andrew Scadding warns we may even grow to like it.
Civil society leaders were today quick to highlight the sector’s key role in helping David Cameron’s new coalition government build the ‘Big Society’ that the Conservatives hung their election campaign on.
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