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: May 2022

Our latest political update on what’s going on in Westminster that might impact charities, including the Queen's Speech and partygate. Continue reading

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Queen’s speech: What it means for the voluntary sector

NCVO's policy team responds to the government's legislative programme set out in the Queen's speech, and considers the impact for the voluntary sector. Continue reading

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The inside track: March 2022

Our latest political update on what’s going on in Westminster that might impact charities, including the policing and crime bill, and Charity Commissions chair. Continue reading

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What can charities learn from the Charity Commission’s Kids Company report?

In this blog, we pull out lessons for charity trustees from the Charity Commission's recent report into the closure of Kids Company. Continue reading

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The inside track: January 2022

Our latest update on what’s going on in Westminster that might impact charities, including the progress of legislation, the failure to appoint a chair of the Charity Commission, and Labour frontbench changes. Continue reading

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The inside track: October 2021

Our latest update on what’s going on in Westminster that might impact charities, including various bills going through parliament. Continue reading

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The inside track: August 2021

Our latest update on what’s going on in Westminster that might impact charities, including a number of bills and the latest on the levelling up agenda. Continue reading

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The inside track: June 2021

Our latest political round-up includes news on including legislation on dormant assets and charity law, news on levelling up, and several by-elections. Continue reading

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Queen’s Speech: What charities need to know

We provide an update on what charities need to know from the first Queen’s Speech since the beginning of the pandemic. Continue reading

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The inside track: March 2021

Our latest update on what’s going on in Westminster that might impact charities, including a delay to the controversial police bill. Continue reading

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