Charity and Voluntary Sector

CC: Accountable & transparent governance, strong financial management and effective risk management policies & procedures are key to charities' ability to protect themselves from terrorist exploitation, according to the Charity Commission's response to the Home Office/HM Treasury Review on protecting the sector from terrorist abuse.
The Treasury has already committed additional funding of £1m in 2007/08 to increase the Commission's capacity for tackling terrorist links to charities and promoting public trust and confidence in charities and the Commission proposes to publish a draft counter-terrorism strategy for public consultation in the autumn.
Press release ~ The Charity Commission’s Response to the Consultation ~ Home Office/HM Treasury Review and Consultation on Safeguards to Protect the Charitable Sector from Terrorist Abuse - (closes 2 August 2007)
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