"Sometimes, if you come across two charities providing pillows for hippos applying at the same time for essentially the same project, there is a danger that you don't look at either." Vivienne Parry administrator of the GUS Charitable Trust, see News, p6
"The viewer-friendly version of events The Farm's producers are claiming is a light-hearted, informative look at farming couldn't be further from reality." Big Brother 4's Tania at a Compassion in World Farming photocall
"I'd imagine the decision to associate themselves with Nestle is down to ignorance." A Baby Milk Action spokesman in The Independent on the decision by actress Sadie Frost's company to design wrappers for Nestle
"Local Area Agreements will provide the opportunity to build co-operation between local councils, police and voluntary sector." Charities Minister Fiona Mactaggart
"There is no reason why we should not see a Charities Act on the statute books in 2005. It all hangs now on the Government's own political will." Stuart Etherington, chief executive, NCVO
"Crime is not a gameshow." Liberty reacts to Five's plans to broadcast the arrests of fines-dodgers in an elaborate sting by Hampshire Police.