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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:31 am on 31st January 2013.

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Photo of Barry Sheerman Barry Sheerman Labour, Huddersfield 10:31 am, 31st January 2013

Has the Leader of the House seen the article on the front page of The Times today about a major scandal involving a charity and many millions of pounds? Does that not signify that the third sector—the charitable sector—is in deep trouble in our country? Forget the big society—the third sector and the charitable world are struggling to survive and to help people. Will we have a debate soon on the future of the third sector and charities?