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Group calls for 'level playing field' – Wednesday 25 October 2006

The Charity Finance Directors' Group is calling for the Government to accept a series of guidelines on funding for public service delivery drawn up by the voluntary sector.

In its response to the Government's review of the third sector, the umbrella body said greater regulation was needed to bring funding allocation at local government level into line with Whitehall policies on third sector public service delivery.

If the Government intends to devolve more public services to the voluntary sector, it must also create a level playing field so that public, private and voluntary sectors can compete fairly, said the CFDG.

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