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TRUSTEES' WEEK 2012

EDM (Early Day Motion) 693A1: tabled on 06 November 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 6 Members. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Greg Mulholland on 06 November 2012. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

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.'.

Original 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.