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Thursday, 27 March 2014

Gagging law stops charities from lobbying but lets corporations continue

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Becky Jarvis, of 38 Degrees, talks to the host of Going Underground, Afshin Rattansi, about the dangers of recently passed 'gagging law'. It puts a binding cap on campaigning by charities and NGOs in the run-up to general elections, although corporate lobbying will still be going strong in the corridors of power. Charities and non-political organisations fear they will no longer be able to fight for causes like the NHS, education and social welfare.

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