|Government Response to the Joint Committee on the Draft Protection of Charities Bill|
The UK government has published its response to the Joint Committee on the Draft Protection of Charities Bill, following pre-legislative scrutiny of the draft bill. The measures in the draft bill include:
In addition to the proposed new powers, the Charity Commission is also receiving an £8 million funding injection, announced last October by the Prime Minister, to help re-focus its regulatory activity on proactive monitoring and enforcement in the highest risk areas like abuse of charities for terrorist and other criminal purposes, such as tax avoidance and fraud.
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Published on our website on Apr.7, 2015