Charity Commission: Cabinet Office consultation

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The Cabinet Office has launched a consultation on extending the Charity Commission's powers to tackle abuse in charities.

The consultation is "about strengthening the Charity Commission’s powers to act where there is abuse of a charity and/or non-compliance with charity law, in particular where there is misconduct or mismanagement or risk to charity property, and considering whether the criteria for disqualification from acting as a charity trustee should be extended"

The consultation closes on 12 February 2014.

Key action point:

  • You can view and respond to the Cabinet Office's consultation here.