Lobbying bill must remove gag on children's charities

Chandiramani, Ravi
September 2013
Children & Young People Now;9/3/2013, p3
The author discusses the implication of the lobbying bill in Great Britain for the children's sector. The Transparency of Lobbying Bill introduced to the Parliament is seen as a threat to charities and campaign groups as it proposes to cut the amount charities are allowed to spend on campaigns. The bill in its current form can silence debates on child poverty, welfare payments and suppress the voices and needs of society's most vulnerable. He suggests amending the lobbying bill quickly.


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