You may smile; how can this woman take such pride in providing a bin at a bus stop? Well, she does.
Posts Tagged: Big Society
It’s a bit like the roof of Parliament’s Westminster Hall: which is held up by a lot of huge, ancient beams all resting on each other.
Ryan Shorthouse: Brexit is seeing struggle enough. Communitarians and libertarians don’t have to be in conflict.
Interdependence and independence need each other, and the Conservative Party should stand for both.
Judy Terry: While the state is failing, the voluntary sector is tackling the loneliness and anxiety – of young and old
Many if Suffolk are left isolated by poor transport. Charities are effective at helping, where councils and the NHS have struggled.
Sally-Ann Hart: Becoming a magistrate is a fulfilling way to serve the community – but the number resigning is worrying
Mean gestures like cutting the coffee and biscuits in the retiring room make these committed volunteers feel unappreciated.
When you’re worried about your child’s school, politicians look remote when they sound more interested in acronym bingo on whether we should look more like Canada or Norway.
His TUC account of the harm that some businesses can do should be balanced by one of the good that more do – and by projecting a personal theology of wealth creation.
Ideas and vision are necessary, but they are not sufficient. People need to see results and to achieve them they need to take part.
Robert Halfon: There’s a sense in the air that party splits are coming. But here’s a surprise – they won’t be over Europe
Plus: ditching Corbyn – it’s not that easy for Britain’s Jews. And: thanks to Tracey Crouch and Danny Kruger, the Big Society is back.
Robert Halfon: AK47s, pluralism, war, students, cigars – and I get high. What I saw amidst Kurdistan’s fledgeling democracy.
I hope that, one day, it is no longer just an autonomous region in Iraq, but gets the independence it deserves.
Yes, some rises are inevitable. But they must be balanced by spending reductions elsewhere if economic policy is to be practicable and coherent.
It is too fragmented to deliver this successfully – so a senior Cabinet minister should be tasked with bringing about change.
It has fascinated me since growing up in a single parent family on the outskirts of Belfast – before attending the lowest-performing secondary school in Northern Ireland.
By inflicting such pain, Corbyn has compelled a discussion. But the Jewish contribution to Britain should not be reduced to mere political calculation.
While sales to private developers might bring immediate capital receipts the long term value of amenities must also be considered. A partnership approach is needed.