Monthly Archives: February 2018

Oxfam’s Haiti scandal should force us to rethink how Charities deliver International Aid

  Oxfam plus other aid and development charities are rightly being castigated for the appalling actions of some of their staff, for example those in Haiti. Some also argue there is a systemic problem associated with these agencies, known as … Continue reading

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Parliament rejects Baroness Stowell for Charity Commission job. Govt ignores them.

Some of you sharper eyed readers (clue – that’s all of you) will remember I wrote about the background to the incoming Charity Commission chair, Baroness Tina Stowell a couple of weeks ago.  Shortly after that article, it was revealed … Continue reading

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Where now for UK Agriculture?

The UK’s decision to leave the European Union has created a huge set of risks and threats, but also some opportunities. One opportunity is to change the course of farming policy and practice. For 40 years the UK was subject … Continue reading

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