Declan O’Dempsey has published a podcast about how far charities can engage in political campaigning.
- Considers how the restrictions in charity law on political activity affect in particular charities concerned with human rights and/or equality.
- Covers the guidance issued by the Electoral Commission and by the Charity Commission, and considers the operation of the Transparency of lobbying Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014 on charities.
- Considers what restrictions exist on charities in relation to campaigning at local elections.
- Considers the position of charities in relation to the forthcoming referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU. To listen to Declan go to www.cpdcast.com at http://www.cpdcast.com/podcasts/charities-and-political-lobbying-podcast. (CPD accredited).