Charities told to keep quiet or lose government contracts


Charities told to keep quiet or lose government contracts from DPAC

An extract ‘

New research reveals that charities and other voluntary groups are often absent from campaigns to tackle the root causes of poverty. A report released today shows that voluntary groups, especially those under contract to government, face threats to remain silent about their experiences and many are fearful to speak out in case they lose their funding or face other sanctions.

The findings show a climate of fear and threats to free speech.   ……………………..’