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Warning over government 'charity drive'

Government legislation is setting out plans to kick-start a new wave of public donations of time and money after years of flat-lining.

Joe Saxton, director of the charity think-tank NPF Synergy and a former chair of the Institute of Fundraising, gives his reasons for being sceptical.

And Nick Hurd, minister for civil society, talks about key initiatives of the white paper, including more payroll giving and donations via cash machines.

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