Author Archives: Chris Walker

Chris Walker

About Chris Walker

Chris is a Senior External Relations Officer at NCVO, focusing on parliamentary work. He started his career working for several MPs in Parliament, and has also worked in public affairs and policy roles for the Federation of Small Businesses.

Peer pressure – what do calls for Lords reform mean for charities?

How will calls for reform affect the way peers work, and what charities need to do to influence them? Continue reading

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Should parliament be at the centre of charities’ Brexit influencing strategies?

Does the Article 50 judgement mean charities seeking to influence Brexit should now be turning their attentions to MPs and Peers? Continue reading

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Charities and lobbying – what do the Lords think?

The Lords have been debating lobbying - what does this mean for charities? Continue reading

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What do select committee changes mean for charities?

A new government means changes to select committees - what can charities do to influence them? Continue reading

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The Queen’s speech – what charities need to know

National Citizen Service, Gift Aid and life chances Continue reading

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Lords ad hoc committees – everything charities and campaigners need to know

What ad hoc committees are, how they are set up and how you can learn more Continue reading

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The Queen’s speech – a month away, but charities should know the wheels are in motion

A preview of the Queen's speech and how it may impact charities Continue reading

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Anti-advocacy clause – what you can do next

With concern growing over the government's intention to include anti-advocacy clauses in future grant agreements, here are three ways you can take action Continue reading

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Politics in 2016 – what should charity campaigners be looking out for?

EU referendum, party leadership, May election, economic indicators and how you can stay up to date Continue reading

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Five things select committees hate about you

Five key things to remember if your charity has to appear in front of a select committee Continue reading

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