The following bodies received funding from the Government or Local Authorities in 2012. They also lobby the Government!
Action on Smoking and Health £150,000
Alcohol Concern £209,336
Catholic Agency for Overseas Development £9,034,000
Christian Aid £12,240,000
Child Poverty Action Group £90,000
Disability Rights UK £517,965
Family Action £14,654,000
Fresh North East £713,000
National Children's Bureau £1,572,118
Save the Children Fund £54,255,000
War on Want £162,544
Some of these bodies campaign as political lobbyists. All spend some of their monies on campaigns or lobbying. Is this right?