"Britain's first reform of charity law for 400 years was finally
included in the Queen's speech in December 2004. Annie Kelly explains
how it will benefit and modernise the charity sector"
Tuesday March 1, 2005
Full article at
Here is short extract:
The bill has introduced a new list of 12 charitable purposes designed
to better reflect public perception of charitable causes including
advancement of amateur sports and advancement of human rights.
This means that campaigning groups with a political slant to their
work, such as Amnesty International, could now apply for charitable
It has been noted that we should apply now, and with these changes in mind.
Gordo (aka LoopZilla)