Author Archives: Chloe Stables

Chloe Stables

About Chloe Stables

Chloe Stables, External Relations Manager, reflects on the latest political developments affecting the voluntary and community sector.

Top 10 tips for the party conferences

Tips from Chloe Stables on how charities can make the most of the party conferences Continue reading

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A spoonful of sugar.. taking my own medicine on the Lobbying Bill

Chloe gives us her three killer points – broad and unclear terminology, taking policy issues off the table and the limited time for debate and amendments. Continue reading

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The Lobbying Bill – Non-party campaigning – resources for MPs and media

Briefings from NCVO and the BMA, letter to Chloe Smith MP, legal opinion and MP drop in session details and how to contact NVO staff. Continue reading

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The Lobbying Bill – drop-in session for MPs

Details of NCVO's drop-in session on part II of the Lobbying Bill Continue reading

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Election 2015: 5 things every charity should know about influencing the manifestos

5 things every charity should know about influencing the manifestos Continue reading

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Lobbying the Lords: 10 tips for making an impact in the upper house

Recently, the NCVO public affairs consultancy team hosted a breakfast briefing on lobbying the Lords. Continue reading

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How to read the Queen’s Speech – A guide for charities

This post explores some of the context of the Queen's Speech and the important measures coming down the track that our members will want to engage with. Continue reading

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Election 2015: The 10 things you need to know about working with the Coalition in the run up to the election and beyond

NCVO's public affairs consultancy team hosted a briefing on the challenges and opportunities of working with the Coalition in the run up to the next election. Continue reading

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Election 2015: How to find the influencing sweet spot

NCVO has been doing some serious thinking about how we can support our members to influence the next election. Continue reading

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Labour Party Conference – A steady conference with a big finish

Ed Miliband’s speech – his third as leader – gave the Labour Party Conference a shot in the arm it so desperately needed. Continue reading

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