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: 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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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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