‘Mounting concerns’ around Sir Captain Tom charity prompts formal inquiry

The Metro says THE FOUNDATION set up in the name of Captain Tom will face a formal inquiry by the watchdog after ‘concerns mounted’ over whether it followed the rules.

‘Mounting concerns’ around Sir Captain Tom charity prompts formal inquiry

The Metro says THE FOUNDATION set up in the name of Captain Tom will face a formal inquiry by the watchdog after ‘concerns mounted’ over whether it followed the rules.

Officials at the Charity Commission have been probing its management and independence from the late fundraiser’s family since March 2021.

Sir Captain Tom Moore became a national figure when he raised £38 million for the NHS during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic by walking 100 laps of his garden before his 100th birthday. 

But the charity set up in his honour has had a question mark hanging over its management, its relationship with a company linked to his daughter and how it is governed since shortly after the veteran died last February.

Read on 

https://metro.co.uk/2022/06/30/sir-captain-tom-moore-foundation-faces-inquiry-by-charity-commission-16916123/

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