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Second Reading - Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Bill: parliamentary briefing

Parliamentary briefing of June 2015 following the Second Reading of the new Bill.

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The new Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Bill strengthens the Charity Commission’s ability to tackle most forms of abuse and will increase public trust and confidence in charities.

This briefing provides an overview of the principles of the Bill and why the new powers are needed ahead of the Second Reading in the House of Lords.

Published 5 June 2015