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EDM (Early Day Motion) 693: tabled on 06 November 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 10 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

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Motion text

That this House welcomes the third annual Trustees' Week on 5-11 November 2012 as an opportunity to celebrate the charity trustee role and encourage people to get involved in running local charities; recognises the work that 750,000 trustees do across the country in managing charities of all shapes and sizes; notes the fantastic benefits that being a charity trustee brings, including personal fulfilment and enhanced employment prospects; further notes that around half of trustee boards report that they have a vacancy; encourages anyone who wants to get involved in their local community to visit the Trustees' Week 2012 website to find out more; and thanks the Trustees' Week partner organisations for raising awareness of this essential part ofsociety.

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TRUSTEES' WEEK 2012 (Amendment 1)
at end add `and calls on the Government to rethink the connected charities provisions in the Small Charitable Donations Bill which could entail undue complications for those who might offer themselves as trustees of local charities and/or Community Amateur Sports Clubs (CASCs) and bring untoward implications for such charities and CASCs vis-a-vis HM Revenue and Customs.'.
Social Democratic & Labour Party, Foyle
EDM 693A1: tabled on 6 November 2012