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She has a degree in history from Swansea University where she ran a painting and decorating project helping vulnerable adults for Discovery Student Volunteering. She also lived in France for six months and speaks fluent French.
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The National Deaf Children’s Society has reported 26 local authorities to the Information Commissioner’s Office for failing to respond to a Freedom of Information request from the charity.
Cancer Research UK has raised £34m, one third of its fundraising target towards the new Francis Crick Institute, less than a month after a board of philanthropists was tasked with raising money through their networks.
The Public Administration Select Committee has recommended that the Charity Commission carry out a “review of lessons learnt” from the Cup Trust scandal, once the Commission has completed its statutory inquiry.
It is vital that the voices suggesting the change are heard by the ears that need to hear it and until we understand and map that cross functional landscape, collaboration remains purely an aspiration.
The Charity Commission missed “red flags” when the Cup Trust applied for charity status and should never have registered it as a charity, the Public Accounts Committee has concluded.
The Charity Commission launched its new website today, and hopes that the improvements will make it easier to use.