Chairman of Prince Charles’s charitable foundation resigns

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 13:54:46 GMT 5

Chairman of Prince Charles’s charitable foundation resigns


Douglas Connell stepped down days after charity regulator launched investigation into £100,000 donation

The chairman of Prince Charles’s charitable foundation has resigned following claims that a six-figure sum from a wealthy Russian donor was accepted before being rejected by its ethics committee.

Douglas Connell, chairman of the Prince’s Foundation, stepped down days after the Scottish charity regulator launched an investigation following reports that Charles wrote a letter thanking businessman Dmitry Leus for his offer last year and suggesting they could meet after the Covid crisis.

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