Nick Hurd (Parliamentary Secretary (Civil Society), Cabinet Office; Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner, Conservative)
The information requested falls within the responsibility of the Charity Commission. I have asked the Commission's chief executive to reply.
Letter from Sam Younger, dated
I have been asked to reply to your Written Parliamentary Question asking in how many cases the Charity Commission has exercised its power to remove a trustee in each year since 2002 (118826).
The number of removal orders made in each year was as follows:
|Number of times power exercised|
We do not hold central records for this information prior to 2007/8 the figures shown above for the years 2002/3 to 2005/7 have been obtained from manual searches of information that we still hold and to which we have ready access. There were at least this many removal orders made in each year
Since 2007/8, we have published information about the number of times we have exercised various compliance and regulatory powers, including suspensions and removals of trustees, in an annual publication called “Back on Track”, which is available to view on our website: