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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

The Death Penalty Project Charitable Trust

  • Income

    £197.2K

  • Spending

    £133.0K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1115035 Company no. 05546367

Contact details

Public address

  • 87-91 Newman Street, London, W1T 3EY

Aims & activities

The charity is a grant giver which provides funds to The Death Penalty Project Limited (DPP Ltd), enabling it to provide free legal representation to prisoners under sentence of death. The charity and DPP Ltd also conduct capacity building programmes for legal and medical professionals; and develop and commission research studies on issues surrounding the death penalty.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • Human rights/religious or racial harmony/equality or diversity

Who the charity helps

  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • Other defined groups
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable objects

1 TO PROMOTE AND PROTECT HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE CARIBBEAN, ANGLOPHONE AFRICAN COUNTRIES AND ELSEWHERE AND PARTICULARLY THE RIGHTS OF INDIVIDUALS ACCUSED OF CRIMES THAT ARE PUNISHABLE BY DEATH AND OF THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN SENTENCED TO DEATH; 2 TO PROMOTE THE SOUND ADMINISTRATION OF THE LAW; 3 TO ADVANCE EDUCATION, RESEARCH AND TRAINING IN DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL LAW (INCLUDING INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW), AND IN PARTICULAR CONCERNING THE OPERATION OF THE DEATH PENALTY; AND IN CLAUSE 1 'TO PROMOTE AND PROTECT HUMAN RIGHTS' MEANS TO PROMOTE AND PROTECT THE RIGHTS ENSHRINED IN THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS 1948, THE AMERICAN DECLARATION ON THE RIGHTS AND DUTIES OF MAN 1948, THE INTERNATIONAL COVENANT ON CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS 1966, THE AMERICAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS 1978 AND THE AFRICAN CHARTER ON HUMAN AND PEOPLES' RIGHTS 1981.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 25/08/2005 AS AMENDED BY CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION ON CHANGE OF NAME DATED 03/04/2006

Area of benefit

Caribbean, Anglophone African Countries And Elsewhere

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

The Death Penalty Project Charitable Trust

Policies

Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff
  • 7 Trustees
  • 4 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Anthony Charles Burton Cbe (Chair) The English Stage Company Limited Up-to-date
The Heart Of England Forest Ltd Up-to-date
Edward Fitzgerald Qc None on record
Philip Kirkpatrick Bwb Foundation Up-to-date
The Shakespeare Globe Trust Up-to-date
James Wyndham John Hughes-Hallett The Swire Charitable Trust Up-to-date
Sarah Morrison The Good Gym Up-to-date
James Dalglish Guthrie Q.C. None on record
Simon Goldberg None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Antigua And Barbuda
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belize
  • Dominica
  • Ghana
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Nigeria
  • Saint Vincent
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • St Kitts And Nevis
  • St Lucia
  • Taiwan
  • Tanzania
  • The Bahamas
  • Throughout London
  • Trinidad And Tobago
  • Uganda
  • Zimbabwe