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No consequences for AVOW? Update on lack of developments since August.

Background The Tribunal handed down its damning judgment on AVOW verbally at the last day of the hearing just over a year ago – on 14 March 2011. Three people representing AVOW were present: Chief Officer John Gallanders, employment legal … Continue reading

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29 November 2011 Press Release: Welsh Government and AVOW

Campaigners calling for transparency and accountability at AVOW (Association of Voluntary Organisations in Wrexham) and in the Welsh Government handed out leaflets today outside the General Meeting of AVOW at its offices in Egerton Street, Wrexham. Copy of leaflet here. … Continue reading

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Story covered in Private Eye: Issue #1297

See this tweet: How much does it cost NOT to change a light bulb? For one charity the answer is £21,000. Full story in the Eye. Out now. — Private Eye Magazine (@PrivateEyeNews) September 14, 2011 Full article here. There … Continue reading

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Initial response from the Charity Commission (Wales Office)

Below is the initial response (30 August 2011) from the Charity Commission (Wales Office) to the Tribunal’s findings: In response to the serious criticisms of the charity’s governance set out in the Tribunal’s judgement, I have written to the trustees … Continue reading

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