Author Archives: Chris Walker

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: 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

Posted in Policy | Tagged

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

Posted in Policy | Tagged

The inside track: August 2020

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

Posted in Policy |

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

Posted in Policy, Practical support | Tagged

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

Posted in Policy | Tagged

The inside track: May 2020

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

Posted in Politics and civil society | Tagged

Six things we learned at yesterday’s DCMS committee hearing

A summary of Oliver Dowden's evidence on charities Continue reading

Posted in Policy | Tagged ,

The inside track: April 2020

Our latest political round-up includes news on coronavirus funding, Labour frontbench appointments and plans for parliament to meet virtually Continue reading

Posted in Policy | Tagged

The inside track: March 2020

Our latest political round-up featuring news on the budget, the Charity Commission's select committee appearance and the impact of coronavirus Continue reading

Posted in Politics and civil society | Tagged ,

The inside track: February 2020

Our latest political round-up featuring news on the reshuffle, committee chair elections and leadership contests. Continue reading

Posted in Policy, Politics and civil society | Tagged ,