Press release issued today by the Charity Commission. with regard to the Smith Institute.
Statement on the Charity Commission and the Smith Institute
The Charity Commission for England
and Wales has
opened a formal inquiry into the charity The Smith Institute today.
The decision to open an inquiry was taken in the light of new information we
have received which raises concerns about some of the charity’s work.
The scope of the inquiry is to determine whether The Smith Institute is both
established and operating as a charity advancing the education of the public in
the field of study and research into the economy of the United
The Commission has informed the charity of this decision. The Commission has
been and continues to engage with the charity in relation to the issues raised.
This site would
like to thank Guido Fawkes.
Without his dogged background work and the publicity on his and other blog
sites this Charity Commission investigation would not have taken off.