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Volume 979: debated on Monday 25 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will amend the law to control the proportion of expenses claimed by organisations which run fund-raising events for charities; and if he will make a statement.

We have no plans to amend the law. The management of the fund-raising activities of a charity is a matter for the charity's trustees, and the terms of agreements between charities and organisations running fund-raising events on their behalf are for the parties concerned to determine.