'Councils must let charities out of the walled garden.'

Wiggins, Kaye
March 2011
Third Sector;3/22/2011, Issue 653, p10
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The article discusses the warning issued by British Communities and Local Government department's Minister for Decentralisation Greg Clark to penalize local councils who will cut their funding for the voluntary disproportionately for fiscal year 2011-2012. It says that Clark is supporting Communities Secretary Eric Pickles' threat to use statutory force on councils who will do so. It adds that Clark has asked local councils to publish their budgets for voluntary groups and be accountable to the public in order to help mitigate cuts.


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