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“Francesc”

Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Legatum breached charity regulations with Brexit work, Charity Commission finds

Controversial think tank influential amongst pro-Brexit ministers did not provide “balanced, neutral evidence and analysis” and was “not consistent” with the charity’s objectives.

It’s time to take our charities to the cleaners

Everyone needs a deep clean from time to time. Best to do it before your teeth get infected.

What are charities for?

Charities and voluntary sector organisations should protect the poor, sick and dispossessed by building alliances with those highlighting the damage caused by cuts and privatisation - not by queuing up for the spoils of these coalition policies.

Whose baby? The voluntary sector loses its way

As large charities succumb to market ideology, the fate of genuinely independent grassroots organisations - such as those supporting midwives and new mothers - hangs in the balance. 

English charity sector lobbied Hunt to keep controversial NHS privatisation rules

Who benefits if charity leaders lobby for more competition in the NHS?

Marie Curie speaks out on government's privatisation regulations

Late last week, leading charities became the latest organisations to come out against the Coalition's privatisation regulations. Ahead of the Lords vote on Wednesday, Scott Sinclair from Marie Curie sets out why they are against the government's regulations.

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