Tag Archives: Tina Stowell

Charity Commission rejects claims from Common Sense Group


There have been a number of challenges that we have faced in the last decade between MPs and Charities. The first matter arose when the coalition Government appointed the new Chair of the Charity Commission as someone with strong political … Continue reading

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The Conservative Party does not understand Independence


Two weeks ago on the 9th February there was an announcement that the Government had appointed James Wharton who is a Conservative Peer as the new Chair of The Office for Students which is supposed to be an Independent organisation … Continue reading

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Charity Commission must review its expectations


On the 8th October Tina Stowell, the Chair of the Charity Commission made an online speech to the Charity Law Association Annual Conference which is reproduced on this website. The outline title states “In the wake of COVID-19, Baroness Stowell … Continue reading

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A rather unclear tweet from the Charity Commission


It seems strange to make an argument that charities need to serve all parts of the public. Of course if what Baroness Stowell of Beeston, the Chair means is that the provision of education to vulnerable people will assist our … Continue reading

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Baroness Stowell must go further in her comments about charities


A few days ago Baroness Tina Stowell who was previously a member of the Tory Party and who resigned from the party when they appointed her as Chairman of the Charity Commission (which was a good response) made a speech … Continue reading

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Tina has promised to listen to charities


The first speech by the new Chair of the Charity Commission took place yesterday at the NCVO annual conference. The full text is available here. As part of the speech Baroness Tina Stowell made a number of statements which providing … Continue reading

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Levenson part 2 and Tina Stowell etc


Yesterday two provocative decisions were announced by Matt Hancock, the Tory Minister for the DCMS Department (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport). The first was the decision to scrap part two of the Levenson enquiry despite promises by David Cameron in … Continue reading

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A small silver lining in a cloudy sky


The current challenges facing the charitable sector from the Government are significant. The way in which the problems affecting a small number of charities who work outside of the UK has been handled indicates where the Government is focused. They … Continue reading

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A tough start for an important new role


This press release which announces that the Tory Peer, Baroness Tina Stowell is the proposed new Chair for the Charity Commission makes no reference to any experience that she has of working with Charities. In fact the press release is … Continue reading

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