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Lord Hodgson questioned on the Charities Act 2006

15 October 2012

This will be the first session of the Public Administration Select Committee’s (PASC’S) post-legislative scrutiny inquiry into the implementation and operation of the Charities Act 2006

The Committee will take evidence from Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts who carried out a review of the 2006 Act for the Cabinet Office. This review—Trusted and Independent: Giving charity back to charities: Review of the Charities Act 2006—was published in July 2012.

Particular issues to be explored may include:

  • The key issues facing charities and the Charity Commission;
  • the regulation of face-to-face fundraising or ‘chugging’’; and
  • the issue of public benefit relating to independent schools and religious charities.

This session will be held on Tuesday 16 October in Committee Room 16

Witness:

  • 9.15am Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Further information

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