Author Archives: Chris Walker

About Chris Walker

Chris is NCVO’s public affairs manager, 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.

The inside track: February 2021

Our latest update on what’s going on in Westminster that might impact charities, including the #RightNow campaign, and Oliver Dowden’s heritage summit. Continue reading

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The inside track: January 2021

Our latest political round-up includes news on a return to a remote parliament, the end of the Brexit committee, and what the deal means for charity campaigners. Continue reading

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The inside track: December 2020

Our latest political round-up includes news on the Spending Review and Boris Johnson's new chief of staff Continue reading

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The inside track: November 2020

Our latest political round-up includes a commitment from the PM for more funding for charities and thoughts on what the exit of Dominic Cummings means for charities Continue reading

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The inside track: October 2020

Our latest political round-up includes mentions of support for charities in parliament and the publication of Danny Kruger's report. Continue reading

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The inside track: September 2020

Our latest political round-up includes mentions of the challenges faced by charities, Brexit’s return to the agenda, and a new cabinet secretary. Continue reading

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The inside track: August 2020

Our latest political round-up includes leadership news and how you can help us influence the budget. Continue reading

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The inside track: July 2020

Our latest political round-up includes work on the covid-19 recovery and how charities should approach recess and party conferences. Continue reading

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What do civil service reforms mean for charity influencing?

Michael Gove has set out the government's new approach to the civil service - what does this mean for charities? Continue reading

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The inside track: May 2020

Our latest political round-up includes covid-19 debate in parliament, and news on the virtual parliament. Continue reading

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