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Joint Committee on Human Rights: Charity Commission evidence and response

Charity Commission evidence and response to the Joint Committee on Human Rights inquiry into freedom of speech in universities.

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Charity Commission response to the JCHR report into freedom of speech

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Charity Commission Parliamentary briefing about the JCHR response

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Charity Commission evidence submission to JCHR inquiry on free speech

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Joint Committee on Human Rights - further evidence submitted by Charity Commission

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The Joint Committee on Human Rights launched their inquiry into freedom of speech in universities in November 2017. The Commission gave oral evidence and submitted two separate pieces of written evidence to the inquiry, which are published here.

This evidence covers the charity law framework, the fiduciary duties of trustees, the meaning of ‘advancement of education’ in charity law, and the charity law framework as applied to students’ unions.

Published 19 March 2018
Last updated 14 May 2018 + show all updates
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