Big Society Network 'misused government funding'

The Big Society Network, launched as part of a flagship scheme by David Cameron in 2010, is being investigated over the misuse of government funds.

It is said the organisation was given at least £2.5 million of National Lottery funding and public-sector grants - but is now under scrutiny by the Charity Commission.

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Big Society Network 'misused government funds'

The Big Society Network, launched as part of a flagship scheme by David Cameron in 2010, is reportedly being investigated over the misuse of government funds.

It is said the organisation was given at least £2.5 million of National Lottery funding and public-sector grants - but is now under scrutiny by the Charity Commission, reports the Independent.

There are also claims that government grant-awarding bodies were pressured into handing over cash to the organisation.

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