Clause 2 — Meaning of "charitable purpose"

Part of Point of Order – in the House of Commons at 3:45 pm on 25th October 2006.

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Photo of Evan Harris Evan Harris Science, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities 3:45 pm, 25th October 2006

Before the Minister ends his speech, I want to give him an opportunity—freestyle, as it were—to deal with the view of the Joint Committee on Human Rights that the Government are in peril of finding themselves outwith articles 9 and 14 of the European convention on human rights, as incorporated in the Human Rights Act 1998. There has not been a Government response—as there need not be under the current arrangements—to either report on the matter so far.