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Post by willowthewisp on 05.08.15 18:52

Dodgy dave on beach in cornwall,"come on kids only 2.2 million pounds left you know and when it's gone it's gone, young kid asks,"can i have an ice cream mister" DC " Yes but don't forget to ask for a receipt" I'll claim it back on expenses, Oi don't forget Sam and our young uns want 4 "99"s?

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Post by Guest on 05.08.15 19:01

@aquila wrote:This 'charity' was allegedly paying overdue wages...overdue

600 employees, overdue wages and government/taxpayer investment. Now suspend outrage for a moment and look at Missing People charity. The UK police are currently saying they don't have the resources to deal with missing people/children. Missing People have been lobbying for a long time to take on the job. Welcome to the child industry. If it can be called a charity and things go wrong the government can wash its hands of all responsibility, close it down, look good and spout endless rhetoric.

Welcome to the child industry.


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Post by Guest on 05.08.15 19:08

@jeanmonroe wrote:
@Doug D wrote:Something else GB intervened in personally in 2007:
 
‘Separately, a former adviser in the last Labour government told the BBC he raised concerns about Kids Company in 2007, saying there was a "cult of personality" surrounding Ms Batmanghelidjh.
 
The adviser claimed the then Prime Minister Gordon Brown intervened personally to safeguard funding for the charity.’
 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-33787201

By this 'time' tomorrow, 'dodgy' Dave, GB, Tony Bliar, and all the Zlebs, will be saying 'Bat' woman who'? I've never heard of, or met, 'her'..........EVER!

'What's Kids Company?'

or, OR,

'Scum' WORLD EXCLUSIVE!

Thursday 6th August 2015

'OUR' DAVE SEES MADELEINE MCCANN in CORNWALL'

'Dodgy' Dave is 99.9 % 'sure' he saw Madeleine McCann, whilst holidaying in Cornwall. The child was wearing Eeyore pyjama's when the man carrying her, brazenly, walked passed, the Cameron family. 'I couldn't believe it,' said 'dodgy' Dave and told Sam 'to phone OG and BHH', in London.
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Cameron? Wasn't he the guy who forgot to take his OWN child with him when visiting his constituency (or a tavern, I forget which)

Well: now we know who is going to stand up for us when the Russki's attack us (but only if his wife or Her Majesty tell him to do so, other impressive female friends Rebecca a/o Miss Batman no longer being available a/o in the dock)

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Post by aquila on 06.08.15 10:10

Here is a Christmas Appeal from Miss Batmanghelidjh....just unbelievable. His drug addict mother couldn't get out of bed, he was given a nice Christmas dinner, some presents and escorted back to his home by staff - a home where he cooked beans, witnessed drug dealing and would pick at the wallpaper. No referral to Social Services? One Christmas Day lunch with presents is going to change his life for the better? It makes me want to scream. This woman needs to be investigated.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NkleUiztIMc

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Post by Doug D on 06.08.15 18:37

Fairly random thoughts:

1/. Kids Company only operated in South London, Bristol & Liverpool I believe.

How does the rest of the Country manage? Presumably Social Services & Local Authority stuff.

2/. Was DC's underlying support based on thoughts of KC being a pilot for privatising Social Services?

3/. Staff Costs £15.38m, Ave. no. of full time equivalent posts 495. Averages £31,070

4/. Dec 2013 accounts were published Sep 2014, so presumably the draft accounts for Dec 2014 are available to the government now. How bad can they be or have the auditors expressed a view that they are not happy to sign them off this year?

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Post by aquila on 06.08.15 19:02

Hi Doug D

I've been wading through the annual report you posted. The personal message from CEO Batmanghelidj is shocking. It's on page 8.

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Post by Doug D on 06.08.15 20:46

PeterMac posted this Mail article up over the road:
 
A genius for seducing the rich: Kids Company founder was expert at convincing wealthy to help vulnerable youngsters, says HARRIET SERGEANT
 
By HARRIET SERGEANT
PUBLISHED: 23:50 GMT, 5 August 2015
 
Kids Company founder Camila Batmanghelidjh, who was an expert at convincing wealthy people to help vulnerable youngsters
 
Nearly a decade has passed since I first met Camila Batmanghelidjh. She was holding a meeting with a dozen businessmen, and I watched astounded as she dazzled them with a lecture about her theories concerning emotional development and violent behaviour in young people.
 
When she excused herself to take a call from one of the children in her care at the charity Kids Company, they all shook their heads in admiration at her dedication.
Here was a woman, I decided, with a genius for convincing wealthy people that helping vulnerable youngsters was not only a noble thing to do, but was also fashionable.
 
Because of that particular talent, the charity Camila founded in 1996 has been a peculiar mixture of glamour and deprivation. It’s been where the great and the good, the wealthy and powerful — right up to the Prime Minister himself — have felt able to do their bit for the poor and dispossessed.
 
Distressing stories of the children the charity helped even appeared in glossy magazines such as House & Garden.
 
That contradiction is personified in Camila herself. An Iranian who went to an English public school, she presents herself as a radical outsider while at the same time befriending leading members of the political and showbusiness establishments, and raising funds from City institutions.
 
David Cameron is said to be ‘mesmerised’ by her.
 
The multi-millionaire artist Damien Hirst is a fan, as is Prince Charles, while the band Coldplay have donated millions.
 
Yet given recent events at Kids Company — allegations of sexual impropriety, questions over its management, a row about a £3million government grant, and its final collapse yesterday — disturbing questions must surely be raised about whether those who’ve given so much money really knew where it was all going.
 
This, remember, is an organisation which received tens of millions from successive governments. Did ministers really scrutinise its practices, or did they simply see a chance to make some political capital by funding such a fashionable cause?
Certainly, the history of Kids Company over the nine years that I have followed its progress offers a disturbing insight into how easy it is to exploit government goodwill, along with the public’s commendable idealism and impulse to help the vulnerable.
 
I came into contact with the charity as part of my research into the care system for a major report I was preparing. After I sat in on that first meeting, I visited Kids Company in South London. From the outset, I was concerned about the numbers of youngsters it actually claimed to be helping.
 
In the world of charities, numbers matter. Numbers dictate government funding and private donations.
 
Camila told me 50 or 60 kids turned up every day for lunch and Pilates or yoga classes. But when I visited the centre, I found just one sulky teenager over whom ten staff hovered solicitously. When I asked some youngsters the following week why they came to the centre, they looked surprised. ‘For the money of course,’ one explained. It certainly was not for the education or yoga.
 
As I saw for myself, every Friday staff handed out envelopes of cash ranging from £50 to £200 — a serious amount to a young person who might otherwise only receive £50 a week from the State to live on.
 
The allowance appeared to be the key to the popularity of the centre.
 
One member of staff even admitted: ‘You don’t see most of the kids coming any other day.’
 
As one teenager told me: ‘I come on Friday lunchtimes to socialise, pick up my allowance and then I go.
 
Kids Company, it appeared, was using cash hand-outs — some of which came direct from taxpayers, remember — to bump up those all-important attendance numbers.
 
Before its closure yesterday, it seemed little had changed. Young people, especially teenage gang members, were still not using the charity in nearly the numbers it claimed.
 
One Wednesday last summer, I sat outside to see for myself and counted, over a three-hour period, 40 arrivals.
 
The majority of the visitors I saw were not ‘exceptionally vulnerable’ children suffering from malnutrition, as one journalist claimed, but adults. Only seven teenage boys were among the 40. In fact, middle-class white visitors outnumbered black teenagers.
 
These issues surrounding Kids Company raise disturbing questions. Did not one of the great and the good, the pop stars, politicians and journalists think to visit the charity unannounced? Did one of them ever ask a young person for their views?
 
I befriended one teenage boy who went to Kids Company at the age of 15 in the hope of some education. Two years later, he was a crack addict spending the cash he received from Kids Company on his addiction.
 
‘I am not going back there,’ he told me. ‘If you stay you don’t progress, do you get me? You got to leave to progress.’
 
The shocking fact is that many of the people who eulogised about Kids Company did not pay close enough attention to what the children who used the place had to say.
 
They accepted Camila’s story because it suited them. Association with Kids Company made them look and feel good.
 
I got the impression that the young, largely black youths in the background were merely accessories to the image the donors sought to project. They used Kids Company to promote themselves, and Camila exploited that need. So politicians won voters; music fans were impressed: journalists gained awards.
 
But what about the young people who were supposed to be the ones to benefit?
 
Of course, some youngsters have had their lives improved or even turned around by the work of dedicated staff at Kids Company. But there are others whose views are disturbing.
 
Prime Minister David Cameron, has also been described as being 'mesmerised' by the charity founder
 
They saw no point complaining about any faults they might have found in the running of the charity.
 
As one said: ‘Who’s goin’ to ask us, crack addicts, robbers, street kids, kids from care, our views? Who’s goin’ to talk to us when all those nice middle-class people are saying how wonderful Kids Company is?’
 
Even the Government was in on it. It continued to lavish money on a charity despite the misgivings of civil servants and some ministers.
 
When Michael Gove was Education Secretary, he and the then children’s minister Tim Loughton are said to have opposed giving grants to the charity. But Downing Street was in favour of the funding.
 
Perhaps the real tragedy is that charities such as Kids Company are desperately needed to pick up the pieces of our failed welfare state.
 
Because of the epidemic of broken homes and dysfunctional families, there are large numbers of children who desperately need help.
 
Equally, I have no doubt that many of the Kids Company staff did a heroic job.
 
Now, it seems, those staff and those youngsters will have to look elsewhere after Camila shut down the charity last night.
 
Was this the action of a woman with her heart in the right place? Or one who cannot face a future out of the limelight?
 
Charities should be judged with heads and not hearts, and Camila and her organisation — for all their good intentions — should be no different.
 
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3186553/A-genius-seducing-rich-Kids-Company-founder-expert-convincing-wealthy-help-vulnerable-youngsters-says-HARRIET-SERGEANT.html

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Post by BlueBag on 06.08.15 21:14

If we had full employment and fair wages then the great and the good, the wealthy and powerful — right up to the Prime Minister himself — wouldn't have to worry their little heads about the plight of so many vulnerable children.

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Post by Doug D on 07.08.15 7:14

Kids Company accused of mishandling sexual assault allegations
 
Snipped:
 
‘Camila Batmanghelidjh has emphatically denied any wrongdoing.
She told BBC News: "We've already had lawyers go through the details.
"There isn't an allegation that will stand. I'm telling you. Now. In 19 years we haven't had a single Child Protection problem in the organisation. And whenever something is raised with us we immediately report it to the police. "
 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-33813048
 
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In 19 years we haven't had a single Child Protection problem in the organisation’
 
How believable is that?

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Post by tigger on 07.08.15 9:42

I've listened to several interviews with Ms Bagwash and the subject closest to her heart appears to be herself. How badly she has been treated ---zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

I'm still trying to work out those 3000 meals per week which would have had to be served in no less than 7 separate sittings every day - that's a lot of cooking and washing up plus that the little scamps would have had to bolt their (at least two course meal) - very bad for the digestion - as indeed is listening to Ms. Bagwash.

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Post by jeanmonroe on 07.08.15 12:59

Anyone know if any of the KC 'envelopes', stuffed with money from £50-£200, were ever 'addressed' to Kate and Gerry, Rothley.?

I'm sure, IF there were, they'd have 'got there'?

What is it, in the UK, that virtually every 'boss' of huge companies, hospitals, Banks etc., dosen't KNOW 'nuffink about nuvving' when things go 'pear shaped/get exposed' in THEIIR 'thiefdoms'?

They ('bosses') ALWAYS come out with, 'it wuz the cleaner wot must 'ave dunnit, innit, you get me?'

Nobody 'told' me!

IF they do 'know' STUFF, they should be done for complicity.

IF they didn't 'know' STUFF, they should be sacked for incompetence,

Which 'excuse' did/has Ms 'Bat washer-woman' use/used for 'not knowing' erm 'nuffink' about 'sex abuse, goings on' in HER 'charidy'?

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Post by aquila on 07.08.15 16:04

@tigger wrote:I've listened to several interviews with Ms Bagwash and the subject closest to her heart appears to be herself. How badly she has been treated ---zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

I'm still trying to work out those 3000 meals per week which would have had to be served in no less than 7 separate sittings every day - that's a lot of cooking and washing up plus that the little scamps would have had to bolt their (at least two course meal) - very bad for the digestion - as indeed is listening to Ms. Bagwash.
Good post.

If you read through the Annual Report, the 3000 meals turn into 4000. These figures are in the same annual report.

I'm editing to add that Ms Batmanghelijh also mentions the word 'ghetto'. Now I'm a Brit and I find the use of the word 'ghetto' quite profound and unacceptable.

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Post by plebgate on 07.08.15 17:13

@jeanmonroe wrote:Anyone know if any of the KC 'envelopes', stuffed with money from £50-£200, were ever 'addressed' to Kate and Gerry, Rothley.?

I'm sure, IF there were, they'd have 'got there'?

What is it, in the UK, that virtually every 'boss' of huge companies, hospitals, Banks etc., dosen't KNOW 'nuffink about nuvving' when things go 'pear shaped/get exposed' in THEIIR 'thiefdoms'?

They ('bosses') ALWAYS come out with, 'it wuz the cleaner wot must 'ave dunnit, innit, you get me?'

Nobody 'told' me!

IF they do 'know' STUFF, they should be done for complicity.

IF they didn't 'know' STUFF, they should be sacked for incompetence,

Which 'excuse' did/has Ms 'Bat washer-woman' use/used for 'not knowing' erm 'nuffink' about 'sex abuse, goings on' in HER 'charidy'?
It seems to me the only things a lot of these "bosses" know is how to draw a massive salary and expenses.

Six figure salaries for CEO's of charities - how hard/difficult can such a job be - especially when a lot of them have "deputies" earning nearly as much who normally come up with the ideas.   ERRR  let me think, fund raising ideas - hold an annual ball with plenty of bubbly and charge the "elite" extortionate amount of money for tickets.

Get an artist or two, jewellers blah blah to donate a piece of (IMO) carp and auction it off for stupid amounts of money.


Arrange a marathon, triathlon blah blah and charge people stupid entry fees and get the nation to sponsor their friends and family over and over again.

Pay  tv companies, newspapers, etc for advertising and get call centre staff to pester old people until they are at the end of their tether to donate.

Need I go on, AND THAT APPARENTLY warrants six figures salaries.

THEY ARE HAVING A    GIGANTIC LAUGH  AT ALL OF US.  (Not me any longer, I am pleased to say).

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Post by aquila on 07.08.15 17:50

There are 'uber' charities. Missing People is a juggernaut imo.

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Post by Nina on 07.08.15 18:11

@plebgate wrote:
@jeanmonroe wrote:Anyone know if any of the KC 'envelopes', stuffed with money from £50-£200, were ever 'addressed' to Kate and Gerry, Rothley.?

I'm sure, IF there were, they'd have 'got there'?

What is it, in the UK, that virtually every 'boss' of huge companies, hospitals, Banks etc., dosen't KNOW 'nuffink about nuvving' when things go 'pear shaped/get exposed' in THEIIR 'thiefdoms'?

They ('bosses') ALWAYS come out with, 'it wuz the cleaner wot must 'ave dunnit, innit, you get me?'

Nobody 'told' me!

IF they do 'know' STUFF, they should be done for complicity.

IF they didn't 'know' STUFF, they should be sacked for incompetence,

Which 'excuse' did/has Ms 'Bat washer-woman' use/used for 'not knowing' erm 'nuffink' about 'sex abuse, goings on' in HER 'charidy'?
It seems to me the only things a lot of these "bosses" know is how to draw a massive salary and expenses.

Six figure salaries for CEO's of charities - how hard/difficult can such a job be - especially when a lot of them have "deputies" earning nearly as much who normally come up with the ideas.   ERRR  let me think, fund raising ideas - hold an annual ball with plenty of bubbly and charge the "elite" extortionate amount of money for tickets.

Get an artist or two, jewellers blah blah to donate a piece of (IMO) carp and auction it off for stupid amounts of money.


Arrange a marathon, triathlon blah blah and charge people stupid entry fees and get the nation to sponsor their friends and family over and over again.

Pay  tv companies, newspapers, etc for advertising and get call centre staff to pester old people until they are at the end of their tether to donate.

Need I go on, AND THAT APPARENTLY warrants six figures salaries.

THEY ARE HAVING A    GIGANTIC LAUGH  AT ALL OF US.  (Not me any longer, I am pleased to say).
goodpost Plebgate.

There are many raising money for local charities with small but regular successes, Hospice being one of many.And do it for the love of the charity not a huge salary.
Oh you missed out the bike ride which struggled embarrassingly for  KM.

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Post by aquila on 08.08.15 5:18

I'm still reading the annual report - this is my third read. I can't believe this tripe. Even the layout portrays some psychological strangeness - I wonder how much was paid to an ad agency to produce a serious document in such a childish way. Are we all meant to go hug a tree, hug a hoodie, hug something, hug Ms B (well of course we need to hug her because she's beyond reproach!), hug drawings from children, hug children's art, hug, hug, hug is the message and yet this is a serious financial document where the figures don't add up.

The annual report is stuffed with purple prose, so stuffed in fact it's difficult to find the real hard financial detail. There is something simpering in each single paragraph that can be taken to task in a simplistic way by anyone with an ounce of sense.

The staffing figures don't add up. The 'client base' figures don't add up....nothing really adds up other than Ms B is larger than the charity itself and whilst engaging sponsorship and speaking rhetoric is saying she works in ghetto's and thousands upon thousands of children in UK are at serious risk because her charity could face closure. This woman needs to take a dose of her own spoutings and seek psychological assistance. Add to this the crap signed off in the document by Alan Yentob and there is reason to invest immediately in a bottle of Milk of Magnesia.

I've read and re-read this document. I've struggled with feeling a hard-hearted cow for questioning the relevance of KC. I'm over that now. This is a really bad organisation preyed upon by professionals who are paid ad-hoc to give opinion.

I'm not explaining this very well. Read it for yourself. According to KC 97% of their children self-refer. Try explaining that please.

here are the two well-paid, art worshipping, living off public funding luvvies who are inextricably linked to KC. Please read the annual report.


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Post by aquila on 09.08.15 0:51

Kids Company 'paid private school fees for daughter of toppled boss's chauffeur': Charity chiefs launch probe into claim pupil was bankrolled 

  • Kids Company closed this week amid claims donations were misspent
  • Among allegations is one about Camila Batmanghelidjh's chauffeur
  • Ex employees claim charity paid for Jeton Cavolli's daughter's school fees 
  • She is said to have attended £28,000-a-year Dauntsey's School in Wiltshire

By Miles Goslett and Glen Owen for The Mail on Sunday
Published: 22:02, 8 August 2015 | Updated: 00:24, 9 August 2015

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Post by Doug D on 09.08.15 8:38

Same old story.
 
Snipped from the Mail article linked by Aquila above:
 
‘I began looking into Kids Company in 2013. Staff urged me to expose what they saw as ‘serial exaggerations’ about the numbers using its services, and ‘serious’ financial irregularities.
 
My early attempts to publish these concerns failed, mainly because of the charity’s reliance on City law firm Withers to send threatening letters on its behalf to newspapers and magazines.’

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Post by Guest on 09.08.15 10:19

@aquila wrote:Kids Company 'paid private school fees for daughter of toppled boss's chauffeur': Charity chiefs launch probe into claim pupil was bankrolled 

  • Kids Company closed this week amid claims donations were misspent
  • Among allegations is one about Camila Batmanghelidjh's chauffeur
  • Ex employees claim charity paid for Jeton Cavolli's daughter's school fees 
  • She is said to have attended £28,000-a-year Dauntsey's School in Wiltshire

By Miles Goslett and Glen Owen for The Mail on Sunday
Published: 22:02, 8 August 2015  |  Updated: 00:24, 9 August 2015

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Can't you read? It's KIDS Company: surely that daughter-beneficiary is somebody's kid, or innit? 
Whence then the harping?

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Post by LG on 09.08.15 12:53

I think we can all read, ‘I met Tony Cavolli’s daughter several times. She seemed like a nice, well-adjusted girl. It seems incredible that she was registered as a Kids Company client because there was nothing wrong with her, as far as I could tell.’  Having put my children through private schools, as day placements, I can tell you that the required gross salary is far in excess 40K per child.  It stinks of nepotism, 'like a member of her family’.

I also wonder how many genuinely disabled people who are unable to walk very far would give their right arm for a paid chauffeur, it, as we have seen before, is so easy to spend other people's, donated, hard earned.  'She can’t drive and she never took public transport because she didn’t like to walk long distances.'









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Post by aquila on 09.08.15 13:00

@LG wrote:I think we can all read, ‘I met Tony Cavolli’s daughter several times. She seemed like a nice, well-adjusted girl. It seems incredible that she was registered as a Kids Company client because there was nothing wrong with her, as far as I could tell.’  Having put my children through private schools, as day placements, I can tell you that the required gross salary is far in excess 40K per child.  It stinks of nepotism, 'like a member of her family’.

I also wonder how many genuinely disabled people who are unable to walk very far would give their right arm for a paid chauffeur, it, as we have seen before, is so easy to spend other people's, donated, hard earned.  'She can’t drive and she never took public transport because she didn’t like to walk long distances.'









The school’s chairman of governors, Richard Handover, is also the vice-chairman of Kids Company’s board of trustees.

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Post by sallypelt on 09.08.15 15:38

What the hell is going on in our country???  This is snipped from the Daily Mail article:

"We revealed how the chairman Alan Yentob used a BBC email account to secretly lobby Treasury officials over £689,000 in unpaid employment taxes which Kids Company had deducted from its staff but failed to pass on to the taxman. The bill was waived – again secretly – costing taxpayers £589,000. A private donor paid the rest".



http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3190596/Kids-Company-paid-private-school-fees-daughter-toppled-boss-s-chauffeur-Charity-chiefs-launch-probe-claim-pupil-bankrolled.html

I will repeat it again and again..........WHAT A FILTHY, STINKING COUNTRY WE LIVE IN!!!

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Post by Guest on 09.08.15 15:52

If the above report is true.  The Mail has an agenda with regard to the BBC and left-wing do-gooders.

However, it's disappointing and disheartening watching KC unravel.  Are there any genuine charities out there?

OT: I've always been intrigued by CB's outfits.  They must be bespoke, and costly.

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Post by sallypelt on 09.08.15 16:06

@sallypelt wrote:What the hell is going on in our country???  This is snipped from the Daily Mail article:

"We revealed how the chairman Alan Yentob used a BBC email account to secretly lobby Treasury officials over £689,000 in unpaid employment taxes which Kids Company had deducted from its staff but failed to pass on to the taxman. The bill was waived – again secretly – costing taxpayers £589,000. A private donor paid the rest".



http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3190596/Kids-Company-paid-private-school-fees-daughter-toppled-boss-s-chauffeur-Charity-chiefs-launch-probe-claim-pupil-bankrolled.html

I will repeat it again and again..........WHAT A FILTHY, STINKING COUNTRY WE LIVE IN!!!
If I had claimed tax from customers (VAT, for example) and then NOT paid it to the IR, I know what would happen to me. I would be eating porridge for breakfast, while looking out through a barred window.

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Re: Spending watchdog launches Kids Company inquiry

Post by Guest on 09.08.15 17:24

There needs to be an official inquiry into KC: secret deals with HMRC exposed and private donors named to be included in the investigation.  Yentob, I believe, will need to sever ties or his job at the BBC is at risk.

Sallypelt, agree with your sentiments.

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