Tag Archives: Charities

Commission needs an experienced CEO


The Chief Executive of the Charity Commission will have completed her three year contract this Summer and is not intending to stay on according to the press releases and articles such as this one. The fact is that that the … Continue reading

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The need to show political leadership


The following opinion piece appeared in the Argus on 22nd December, it is an appeal to the political parties in Brighton and Hove to bury their usual tribal behaviour when they are invited to support good causes, so that at … Continue reading

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Same tune, different dancer?


A year ago I wrote about the work of an acquaintance of mine, Colin Bloom who had just been appointed as Director of Outreach by the Conservative Party. He was speaking at a round table fringe event at the Conservative party … Continue reading

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Well done Mayor Pete


The news that the Mayor of Brighton and Hove is to depart from tradition and select 27 charities to benefit from his time in office, rather than 3 is in my view a good one. I have no idea why … Continue reading

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Lets have substance, not just style


It appears that the Government and in particular the Cabinet Office Minister, Matthew Hancock MP have managed to win the case to spend an additional £80,000 per year to ensure our laws will continue to be printed on vellum, rather … Continue reading

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Be seen and not heard


Its disturbing how ill prepared the Politicians who ostensibly run our nation are for the real world around them. They have got used to bullying and controlling the public sector to do as they are told and stay quiet until … Continue reading

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We need principles, not prejudice


The Government has just announced a change they will introduce in May 2017 to reduce pressure on hard working MPs and Ministers. These new arrangements were announced by Matthew Hancock, Minister in the Cabinet Office. They will change the terms of all Central Government grants so … Continue reading

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