TITLE

Lobbying bill must remove gag on children's charities

AUTHOR(S)
Chandiramani, Ravi
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
Children & Young People Now;9/3/2013, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
93250558

 

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