Family and Childcare Trust investigation
Earlier this year, the Charity Commission investigated the Family and Childcare Trust after concerns were raised that the charity’s activities on Twitter amounted to party political activity. A member of parliament had questioned the charity’s use of two hashtags that were also being used by the Labour Party, as well as the charity’s links with the Labour Party generally. The Charity Commission was concerned that public perceptions of the charity’s independence could have been adversely affected by its social media activity…
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