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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

West India Committee

  • Income

    £490.3K

  • Spending

    £334.7K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 258545 Company no. RC000696

Contact details

Public address

  • The West India Committee, Suite 53, 3 Whitehall Court, Whitehall, London, SW1A 2EL

Aims & activities

The West India Committee exists as a venerable UK charity whose object is to promote the interests of agriculture, manufacturing industries and trade of the West Indies, Belize and Guyana and thus increase the general welfare of those territories [and their people globally] [delivering] through education, training, acting as an advocate, adviser and where necessary, as an umbrella organisation.

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Education/training
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Environment/conservation/heritage
  • Economic/community development/employment
  • Other charitable purposes

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People of a particular ethnic or racial origin
  • Other defined groups
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Other charitable activities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable objects

TO PROMOTE THE INTEREST OF THE AGRICULTURAL AND MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES AND TRADE OF THE WEST INDIES, GUYANA AND BRITISH HONDURAS AND THUS TO INCREASE THE GENERAL WELFARE OF THOSE TERRITORIES.

Governing document

ROYAL CHARTER DATED 4TH AUGUST 1904 AND RULES ADOPTED 29TH NOVEMBER 1948 AS AMENDED BY SUPPLEMENTAL CHARTER DATED 12TH DECEMBER 1972 AND AMENDED 26TH AUGUST 1977

Area of benefit

The West Indies Guyana And British Honduras

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 4 Trustees
  • 6 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Col David Rankin-Hunt Lvo Mbe Td None on record
Lord Michael Ashcroft Crimestoppers Trust Up-to-date
Peter Julian Odle None on record
Peter Beckingham None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Anguilla
  • Antigua And Barbuda
  • Aruba
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cayman Islands
  • Cuba
  • Dominica
  • Grenada
  • Guadeloupe
  • Guyana
  • Jamaica
  • Martinique
  • Montserrat
  • Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie And Oeno Islands
  • Saint Barthélemy
  • Saint Vincent
  • Sint Maarten
  • St Kitts And Nevis
  • St Lucia
  • Suriname
  • The Bahamas
  • Throughout England And Wales
  • Trinidad And Tobago
  • Turks And Caicos Islands