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 Queen’s speech: What’s in it and what it means for charities

Why the Queen's speech shows an election is on the way, and what issues it raises for charities. Continue reading

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The inside track: September 2019

Our latest political round-up, including prorogation confusion, no-deal legislation, and multiple expulsions, resignations and defections. Continue reading

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‘Not another one’ – what charities need to know about a snap election

The prime minister is seeking a general election ahead of the Article 50 deadline. We take a look at what might happen and what charities need to think about. Continue reading

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What does prorogation mean for charities?

The government has controversially decided to prorogue parliament - what does this mean, and what do charities need to think about? Continue reading

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The inside track: August 2019

This month's round-up includes reshuffle and by-election news, and government of national unity speculation. Continue reading

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Boris Johnson as prime minister – what does it mean for everything that’s not Brexit?

Boris Johnson has now been elected as the leader of the Conservative party. Here we take a look at what this means for the charity sector as a whole. Continue reading

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The inside track: July 2019

This month's round-up includes new prime minister speculation and another parliamentary grouping of independents. Continue reading

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The inside track: June 2019

This month's round-up includes news on the Conservative leadership contest and whether MPs can block no-deal Continue reading

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A new prime minister – what might change (and what probably won’t)

There will be a new prime minister - what will change and what won't? Continue reading

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The inside track: May 2019

This month's round up includes a potential opportunity for charities, new ministers, and whether charities should be preparing for a new prime minister. Continue reading

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