On the register: charities that sponsor or carry out research

Facts and figures from the Charity Commission's records

12,007 charities on the Charity Commission's register say they sponsor or carry out research

295 were removed from the register in 2012, including Arts Research Limited, Voiceaid and the Institute of Plastic Surgery Research and Education

307 have annual incomes of more than £10m, including Age UK, the African Agriculture Technology Foundation, the Stroke Association and the Zoological Society of London

525 registered with the Charity Commission during 2012, including Brain Injury is Big, the London Eye Hospital Trust and Pharmacy Research UK

64 have registered in 2013, including the Cotswold Rivers Trust, the Imperial Children's Charity and Sugar Aware UK

1,104 are late in filing their most recent documents with the Charity Commission

Figures from www.charity-commission.gov.uk

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