Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Bill [HL]

Amendments
to be moved
on Report

After Clause 8

BARONESS HAYTER OF KENTISH TOWN

LORD PALMER OF CHILDS HILL

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Conduct of charities: disposal of assets

The Charity Commission shall ensure that independent charities are not
compelled to use or dispose of their assets in a way which is inconsistent
with their charitable purposes.”

After Clause 12

BARONESS HAYTER OF KENTISH TOWN

LORD WATSON OF INVERGOWRIE

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Power to make representations

(1)     A charity may undertake political campaigning or political activity in the
context of supporting the delivery of its charitable purposes.

(2)     A charity may campaign to ensure support for, or to oppose, a change in
the law, policy or decisions of central government, local authorities or other
public bodies.”

Clause 13

BARONESS BARKER

LORD WALLACE OF SALTAIRE

 

Page 16, line 19, leave out “both” and insert “primarily”

 

Page 16, line 20, leave out “and” and insert “while also”

 

Page 16, line 30, after “is” insert “equal or”

 

Page 16, line 31, at end insert—

“and may include—

(i)   income,

(ii)   capital growth,

(iii)   full or partial repayment of the investment, or

(iv)   avoiding incurring financial liability at a future
date.”

 

Page 16, leave out lines 32 to 36

 

LORD CROMWELLL

LORD HOPE OF CRAIGHEAD

[As amendments to the amendment in the name of Lord Bridges of Headley, in Clause 13, page 17, line 33]

 


Line 1, after “regard” insert “both”

 


Line 3,
at end insert “, and to its place in the prudent and long-term management
of the assets of the charity”

Clause 14

BARONESS BARKER

LORD WALLACE OF SALTAIRE

 

Page 18, line 19, after “donations,” insert—

“( )   the relationship between grant-making and social investment,”

Prepared 16th July 2015