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Christian MPs accuse Charity Commission of having “secularising agenda”

Christian MPs accuse Charity Commission of having “secularising agenda”

Posted: Thu, 15 Nov 2012 16:41

Nick Hurd, the Government minister for civil society, fended off a barrage of criticism this week over the Charity Commission's decision not to grant charitable status to the Plymouth Brethren.

Charity Commission is “anti-religious”, claims Tory MP

Charity Commission is “anti-religious”, claims Tory MP

Posted: Thu, 01 Nov 2012 10:02

Conservative MP Charlie Elphicke has accused the Charity Commission of trying to suppress religion and predicted that the Plymouth Brethren case, where the organisation has been refused charity status, will be the first of many.