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Charities (Definition)

Volume 987: debated on Thursday 3 July 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if, pursuant to the discussion on the Committee stage of the Finance Bill 1980, he will seek to introduce legislation to reform the law relating to, and definition of, a charity.

As my right hon. Friend said in reply to a question by my hon. Friend the Member for Plymouth, Drake (Miss Fookes) on 24 January. The Government do not consider that there is at present a need for changes in the law on charitable status.