Dundee charity probe

May 30, 2003

Dundee University is set to investigate its dealings with charities after claims that it muzzled whistleblowing about an organisation that has been banned from representing itself as a charity. The bank accounts of Breast Cancer Research Scotland have been frozen after Scottish court of session judge Lord Drummond Young heard only a fraction of its fundraising went to good causes. It last year pledged £5 million for research at Dundee but has so far given only £500,000.

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