Far from being a loss to the community they are more often derelict buildings and surplus land which can be used for housing.
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It is too fragmented to deliver this successfully – so a senior Cabinet minister should be tasked with bringing about change.
Social cohesion is a tricky thing to quantify, but the Communities Secretary should explain how he plans to decide if his pilot programmes are a success or not.
Women in particular suffer from being dependent on their husbands or children to translate for them.
At a time of budget cuts there is an opportunity for residents to help improve value for money.
The Party apparatus may be in the capital, but it is not connected with the city’s residents. We must reach out and engage.
France’s choice, then: economic (global) liberalism, versus (communitarian) promises of welfarism and border control. Remind you of anything?
Diversity is no guarantee of community: we must nurture it, based on a clear definition of what it means to be an integrated citizen.
This programme has transformed the lives of thousands of families. Both they and the people who helped them should be proud.
There has been huge investment in physical capital. But meanwhile, the effort to revitalise our human capital has been fragmented, centralised and half-hearted.
This is history in the making, and that’s what it’s all about.