The founder of ShelterBox has spoken in public for the first time since he was controversially sacked from the Cornish charity.
Tom Henderson was accused by ShelterBox of trying to place an order with a firm which had links to his son, without telling the charity's board.
Mr Henderson told The West Country Tonight he'd done nothing illegal and the charity was looking for an excuse to get rid of him. He said the charity's board had tried to blacken his name in a campaign of character assassination.
Our Cornwall correspondent Steve Hardy reports.
Chairman speaks after sacking of former Chief Executive
The Cornish charity ShelterBox will this afternoon reveal why it sacked its founder Tom Henderson.
Cornish aid charity Shelterbox, has issued this statement in response to concerns about some of its partners withdrawing their support