19 October 2016
Responding to the appointment of Steve Reed MP as Labour’s Shadow Minister for Civil Society, John Low, Chief Executive of the Charities Aid Foundation said:
“We’re pleased to welcome Steve Reed as the new Shadow Minister for Civil Society. Since being elected to Parliament, Steve has shown a ready willingness to work with charities and through his time as leader of Lambeth Council he clearly understands the contribution that charities can make to building stronger communities.
“There are many substantive issues affecting charities in Parliament at the moment, including the opportunities and challenges presented by Brexit. We look forward to working with him in the coming months.”
Notes to editors
1 Steve Reed MP contributed to CAF and ACEVO’s Red Book of the Voluntary Sector in 2015, and spoke at CAF’s events at Labour Party Conference in 2014 and 2015.