New ministers appointed

Tracey Crouch MP has been appointed Minister for Civil Society at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. Crouch, who is also the sports minister, holds 11 patronages in the charity sector and has previously spoken in the Commons on the challenges facing charities addressing social issues. Read more about Crouch's appointment here.

Mel Stride MP has been appointed Financial Secretary to the Treasury, a role covering charity tax matters. Stride replaces Jane Ellison who lost her seat and has previous experience in the Department of Energy and Climate Change, the Cabinet Office, and the whips office. Find out more here

ACF welcomes the new ministers and is looking forward to engaging with them in the future.

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