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MPs hold annual evidence session with the Charity Commission

04 February 2014

The Public Administration Select Committee (PASC) will hold its annual evidence session with the Charity Commission, the independent regulator of charities in England and Wales, on Tuesday 4 February at 9.30am

Witnesses

Tuesday 4 February, Committee Room 15, Palace of Westminster

At 9.30am

  • William Shawcross, Chair, Charity Commission
  • Sam Younger, Chief Executive, Charity Commission

Particular issues to be explored may include

  • The purpose and functions of the Charity Commission;
  • recent criticism that the Commission has failed to regulate the charity sector effectively; and
  • the Commission’s decision to register the Preston Down Trust, a Plymouth Brethren organisation, as a charity.

TwitterThe @CommonsPASC Twitter account will be live tweeting the session, using the #CharityCommission.

Further information

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