Committee hears evidence on larger charities and commissioning

05 December 2016

On Monday 5 December, the Select Committee on Charities holds an evidence session with a focus on larger charities and commissioning. The Committee will hear from representatives of Royal Mencap Society, Citizens Advice and Nacro.


Monday 5 December in Committee Room 4A, Palace of Westminster

At 3.15pm

  • Dan Scorer, Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Royal Mencap Society
  • Andrew Seager, Head of Service Development, Citizens Advice
  • Jacob Tas, CEO, Nacro

Possible discussion

Likely questions to be covered in the session include:

  • How has the move from grants to contracts changed the role of charities?
  • Does increased responsibility for public service delivery threaten charity independence?
  • What are the merits and demerits of initiatives such as Payment by Results?

Further information

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