Author Archives: Charlotte Taylor

About Charlotte Taylor

Charlotte was our senior external relations officer and public affairs consultant. She has left NCVO

Summer Reading List

Wondering what to read this summer? Take a look at Parliament and NCVO's reading lists for recommendations. Continue reading

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Five minutes in parliament – July 2014

A quick summary on what has been happening in Parliament recently including a debate on the role of the voluntary sector, which saw twenty peers from across the House of Lords participate. Continue reading

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A beginner’s guide to the Queen’s speech

What happens at the state opening of parliament and what it all means, with some quiz trivia thrown in. Continue reading

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Five minutes in parliament – May 2014

Latest news from parliament, including NCVO's manifesto, election polling, and the Civil Society APPG Continue reading

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What the NCVO manifesto means for you

A guide to help members contact their local MP and candidates to talk about their organisation and the work you do, in relation to the policy recommendations in the manifesto. Continue reading

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Five minutes in parliament – April 2014

Latest news from parliament, including parliamentary recesses, welfare cap, the UK Civil Society Almanac, European elections and Ed Balls Day Continue reading

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Too close to call?

A look at the close polls ahead of the General Election, with findings from the latest Charities Forecast on what election result the voluntary sector expects. Continue reading

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The Lobbying Act: Deciding whether to register

Do you need to register with the Electoral Commission under the new Lobbying Act? Could you evidence a decision not to register? Continue reading

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A beginner’s guide to the budget

What happens on Budget Day and what it all means, with some fun facts thrown in. Continue reading

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Five minutes in parliament – March 2014

Latest news from Parliament on the Budget, Charity Commission, and European elections. Continue reading

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