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The Independent 10th May 2016

The right-wing media relishes exposing charity fat cats and highlighting galling examples of luxury and excess in the not-for-profit sector. But there’s one fat cat charity scandal these outlets have ignored.

In Britain today there are hundreds of private clubs. They are often blessed with manicured lawns, sumptuous historic buildings and state-of-the-art sports and entertainment facilities for the enjoyment of members. Many offer expensive activities such as golf, shooting and horse-riding.

And who benefits from these impressively well-appointed institutions? “The very wealthiest families in the world,” concedes a manager of one. Read more...

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