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Brown backs sector in keynote speech - Monday 3 September 2007

A revised version of the Compact should confirm the right of charities and voluntary organisations to campaign against the policies of governments or local councils that may also be funding them, the Prime Minister said on Monday.

“We have to look at how to safeguard your ability to speak out without affecting your ability to raise funds,” Gordon Brown told a voluntary sector audience in London. “I will defend your right to campaign, irrespective of funding.”

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