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Transparency of Lobbying Bill

Lord Hodgson

The Transparency of Lobbying Bill has given rise to concerns in the charity sector as to the impact this may have on their ability to influence policy development particularly in the run up to future General Elections. At its heart this issue is about where policy work crosses over into campaigning. The charity sector enjoys…

A Working Holiday

Lord Hodgson

It has not been a quiet August and September for me. I presented the Review that I have undertaken for the governement of the Charities Act 2006 to Parliament on July 16 – the last day before the House of Commons rose for the recess. It has been a nine month task invoving  6 seminars out of London,…