Lord Hodgson’s review of the Charities Act 2006, Trusted and Independent: Giving Charity back to Charities – Review of the Charities Act 2006 has been published.
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It provides charity trustees with some
interesting holiday reading for their summer break. Among the ideas discussed is facilitating the
payment of trustees by larger charities and the making of investments by
is also a discussion of the future regulation of exempt charities (see Chapter
6) which will be relevant to charitable registered providers established as
industrial and provident societies.
way of background, this unusual statutory review as provided for in the
Charities Act 2006. It required the Act
to be reviewed within five years of being enacted.
may be some months until the Government responds to this review. The reason is that the Public Administration
Select Committee has indicated that may want to review the charity sector. This review will delay the Government’s response
to Lord Hodgson’s review.
will be publishing a note on the report shortly. For further information, please call Andrew