UK Review of Charities Act by Lord Hodgson

July 19, 2012 | By: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Mark Blumberg
Topics: News, Ethics and Canadian Charities

Lord Hodgson has now published the report of his Review, and it has been laid before Parliament.  It is entitled “Trusted and Independent: Giving charity back to charities - Review of the Charities Act 2006”.  There is also a report on “Public perceptions of charity – A report for the Charities Act 2006 review”.  These documents raise a number of interesting issues with respect to the regulation of charities in the UK.

Here is a link to the two reports:

One issue that is very controversial is whether payment of trustees should be allowed without the consent of the Charity Commission.  Here is an article discussing that issue:

Here is Ontario position in terms of paying trustees:

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