Charities are the “lifeblood of society” and government should better support them, a House of Lords select committee has concluded.
Grant funding from government for the charity sector has declined from £6.1bn in 2003/04 to £2.8bn in 2013/14, according to estimates from the trade organisation the NCVO.
An article in Public Finance details the report from the House of Lords select committee and covers how charities are getting stifled by 'contract culture'. Charity innovation is being lost and smaller charities are losing out.
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