This week’s blog gives examples of charities acknowledging and addressing institutional and structural racism. We explore how some Conservative MPs have been opposed to these charity actions and touch on why this may be.
This week, we discuss charities that have tailored their messaging to appeal to issues that are high on the political agenda to effectively capture the attention of politicians within the devolved nations.
Through our research with MPs, MLAs, MSPs and MSs, we discovered that the Black Lives Matter campaign was one of the most divisive of any campaign or movement we have tested in our research in recent years (particularly in Westminster).
'Do-gooders', so called by Home Secretary Priti Patel, continue to plug the gaps in society left by the inaction of the current government. In this week's guest blog Peter Markham, a correspondent for the Immigration Advice Service, digs a little deeper into this worrying trend and questions what this means for charity in the UK.
The divergent pathways taken by governments across the United Kingdom towards the handling of the pandemic has illustrated the increased strength and identity of the devolved nations. This week Peter Dawson reflects on the implications of this divergence on the charity sector and asks how charities can adapt to an increasingly parochial public sphere.
In this week's blog, Research Assistant Max Roche delves into some of our Charity Parliamentary Monitor research with MPs to investigate the relationship between charities, government, and celebrities.
We know certain groups and communities have experienced the coronavirus pandemic differently. So what about different nations? In this week's blog, we look at opinions in the devolved nations of Scotland and Wales, examining attitudes towards the handling of the pandemic and the charity sector itself.