Charity Commission questioned by Committee

05 July 2016

The newly appointed Select Committee on Charities holds its first evidence session on Tuesday 5 July. The Committee will hear from representatives from the Charity Commission.


Tuesday 5 July 2016 in Committee Room 4A, Palace of Westminster

At 4.00pm

  • Paula Sussex, Chief Executive, Charity Commission
  • Sarah Atkinson, Director of Policy and Communications, Charity Commission

Areas of discussion

Topics likely to be covered in the session include:

  • changes in the role and operation of the Charity Commission over recent years
  • the relationship between the Charity Commission and Government
  • the role of the Commission in providing support and assistance to the charity sector
  • the Charity Commission's powers of investigation and how it seeks to deploy these, including how to prevent malpractice within the sector

Further information

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