Further chance to submit evidence to Lords charity committee

The House of Lords Select Committee on Charities has extended its deadline for submissions, from 5th September to 1st October.

The committee has already received over 150 written submissions, but is keen to ensure that it hears a wide variety of views from across the sector. The committee was set up to consider issues related to sustaining the charity sector, and the challenges of charity governance. » Continue reading news item ... “Further chance to submit evidence to Lords charity committee”

Lords charities committee seeks input from sector

Following the House of Lords Select Committee on Charities holding its first evidence sessions early in July, a Call for Evidence has been issued to the sector.

The committee, set up to consider issues related to sustaining the charity sector, and the challenges of charity governance, invites interested individuals and organisations to submit written evidence to the inquiry by 5th September – see the committee’s announcement here. » Continue reading news item ... “Lords charities committee seeks input from sector”

Lords’ charity governance investigation is established

The House of Lords has confirmed the establishment of a short-term Select Committee on Charities, which is due to report by 31st March 2017.

Baroness Jill Pitkeathley will chair the ad hoc committee. As reported by Civil Society News, it has been tasked with investigating issues relating to “sustaining the charity sector and the challenges of charity governance”. The committee will issue a call for evidence in the summer.  » Continue reading news item ... “Lords’ charity governance investigation is established”