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: April 2019

This month's round-up includes ‘flextension’ news, ministerial resignations and appointments, and whether there is any prospect of a swift Brexit resolution. Continue reading

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The inside track: March 2019

This month's round-up includes the latest on Brexit, a bill to give trustees time off, and what the Independent Group means for charities. Continue reading

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Dealing with deficiencies – is the Brexit secondary legislation process working?

The government appears to be making policy changes through Brexit statutory instruments. Why should this matter to charities and what can they do? Continue reading

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The inside track: February 2019

This month's round-up features news on a parliamentary debate, restrictions to booking rooms in parliament and whether we should be preparing for an election. Continue reading

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The inside track: January 2019

This month's political round-up features news on the meaningful vote, updates on Brexit legislation and whether no-deal can be avoided. Continue reading

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The inside track: December 2018

[UPDATED 18 December] This month's political round-up includes more on the parliamentary deadlock over Brexit and a new first minister in Wales. Continue reading

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The inside track: November 2018

This month's political round-up includes a new civil society minister, news on the Brexit deal, and whether we will get a new prime minister Continue reading

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The inside track: October 2018

This month's political round-up includes threats to vote down the budget and more speculation on Brexit votes. Continue reading

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The inside track: September 2018

This month's political round-up includes new appointments, Brexit speculation and party conference previews. Continue reading

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The civil society strategy: What it says about campaigning

The civil society strategy sets out a positive new tone on campaigning, but what does it mean in practice? Continue reading

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