Many of the UKs largest charities use face-to-face fundraising and it can be extremely effective when it is done well and sensitively by an experienced agency.
Unfortunately, all activity of this kind is being tarred with the word 'chugging - which has become shorthand for aggressive 'in your face' fundraising by people on commission.
I said at the Select Committee hearing that some of the public dont like that sort of fundraising and they see it as disgraceful.
More top news
A boy was left hanging precariously out of a car after it crashed on a bridge
During a nine month investigation by ITV News, we learned of Kotey’s role influencing extremists in west London.
A Metropolitan Police investigation into an allegation of sex abuse against Lord Brittan was "fully justified", a review has found.