TweetToday, Cameron’s flagship policy, the big society, has suffered a serious blow; a leading charity figure has described it as being “effectively dead”. Sir Stephen Bubb, head of the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations, damned the big society agenda as a result of spending cuts in charity funding and reforms. Cameron’s rhetoric of […]
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Shaun Bailey angered a London audience last night by claiming that hip hop is to blame for the killing of black youths in London
In the wake of the unfolding A4e scandal, a new survey reveals bafflingly low client referral rates among welfare-to-work subcontractors. What’s going on?
With discussion of the voluntary sector’s role in welfare provision rife, one writer examines the work of the Salvation Army, and the difficulties it faces.
David Cameron’s latest attack on philanthropists has put another nail in the coffin of the Big Society, writes shadow Cabinet Office minister Gareth Thomas MP.
Alex Hern looks at the results of Third Sector’s poll of charities, and finds that they have little confidence in Cameron.
The Coalition wanted to end the Big State, and bring in the Big Society. We are ending up with neither, as charities shed more jobs than the public sector.
The rich give less to charity than the poor, making David Cameron’s Tory mission to roll back the frontiers of the state are deeply, deeply regressive.