Banning the direct state subsidy of third-sector lobbying is welcome, but will be meaningless without measures to prevent indirect subsidy.
Posts Tagged: Charities
Wherever our money goes, transparency should follow.
Having Freedom of Information law follow public funds into the third sector is welcome, but the Government must stop paying to lobby itself.
“I want more children in our country to have a good start in life and a chance to be part of a warm and loving family home.”
Dominic Llewellyn: The Government can create opportunity for all in a new way – it’s time to focus on social outcomes
Social impact bonds allow investors to back programmes that prevent social issues in the first place, saving all of us money.
Technological innovation offers new ways of giving, with the potential to change many lives.
Nicolas Webb: If we Conservatives won’t serve as charity trustees, we shouldn’t complain when socialists do
I would like to share a few thoughts on my time with the Welsh Refugee Council in the hope that it might encourage more Tories to come forward for such roles.
Kids Company shows the need for proper oversight.
Francis Davis: Transforming lives means taking risks. Don’t let the collapse of Kids Company persuade you otherwise.
The voluntary sector needs pooled budgets, enhanced leadership and greater innovation – and thus follow the lead of the best in the private and public sectors.
It is entirely right that government should take risks – especially with the most innovative and groundbreaking voluntary organisations.
Transparency should travel with taxpayer funding – if you don’t want to be accountable to the people, then don’t ask them to pay your bills.
Dan Hannan’s new video exposes the NGOs who receive money from the EU – and speak accordingly.
The latest example of DfID profligacy demonstrates the inadequacy of measuring Government initiatives by input rather than achievement.
Opportunities to take part in social action should be provided in schools to embed the experience of serving your community into education.
Funds should not be used for political lobbying.