MORE than £16 million in donations to charities for survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire has still not been distributed to them, it was revealed yesterday.
Only £2.8 million out of a £18.9m pot has been given to bereaved families and survivors so far, two months after...
Saturday 12th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
FLUCTUATIONS in the value of the pound due to Brexit fears are putting aid programmes at risk, charities warned yesterday.
Camfed International, which focuses on educating young girls across Africa, said the pound devaluation effectively wiped £1.4 million off its balance sheet...
Friday 7th Oct 2016
THE Tory MP responsible for banning charities from using public funds to influence government policy accepted £22,000 from free marketeers that lobbied for the new rules.
Cabinet Office Minister Matthew Hancock, who spearheaded the move, was accused of “gross...
Friday 19th Feb 2016
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
As a government minister calls charities that speak out ‘sock puppets,’ SOLOMON HUGHES looks at the interdependency of the two and the wider political implications for a sector with a total income of £37.9 billion
Friday 12th Feb 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
TORY ministers have been accused of attempting to gag charities by banning publicly funded bodies from speaking out against government policy.
Cabinet Office minister Matthew Hancock slapped strict new rules at the weekend on the way campaigning NGOs spend government grants.
Monday 8th Feb 2016
posted by Luke James in Britain
by Our News Desk
CHARITY bosses who allowed scandalous fundraising methods to be used were either “incompetent or wilfully blind” and are on their last chance to “put their house in order,” MPs warn today.
In a damning assessment of practices...
Monday 25th Jan 2016
Civilians in war-torn Syria have been “let down” by international agencies designed to protect them, a scathing report marking the fourth anniversary of the conflict claims today.
Some 21 humanitarian and human rights organisations said the UN security council failed to...
Thursday 12th Mar 2015
A campaign to save a popular web-based charity that has helped young talent enter the closed shop of media employment is gaining mass support.
IdeasTap is to close after six years on June 2 due to lack of funding, its founder Peter De Haan announced on Monday.
He explained how...
Banks including HSBC and NatWest are closing and freezing accounts held by charities working in conflict zones over fears they are financing terrorism, researchers warned yesterday.
A lack of government guidance on how banks should respond to counter-terrorism legislation has resulted...
Thursday 5th Mar 2015
UN High Commissioner for Refugees slams 'worrying departure' from standard global practice on refugees
Saturday 27th Sep 2014
posted by Morning Star in World