For too long, much of the political and policy debate on this has not been focused on the action needed to drive better outcomes for the most disadvantaged in our society.
Posts Tagged: Third Sector
Ideas and vision are necessary, but they are not sufficient. People need to see results and to achieve them they need to take part.
It is too fragmented to deliver this successfully – so a senior Cabinet minister should be tasked with bringing about change.
We must return to open, transparent political patronage. You can place plum jobs beyond scrutiny and accountability, but not above politics.
Banning the direct state subsidy of third-sector lobbying is welcome, but will be meaningless without measures to prevent indirect subsidy.
Having Freedom of Information law follow public funds into the third sector is welcome, but the Government must stop paying to lobby itself.
For every safe home we make for our refugee neighbours, we could build up to another two or more homes to meet current domestic need, across all tenures.
Francis Davis: Transforming lives means taking risks. Don’t let the collapse of Kids Company persuade you otherwise.
The voluntary sector needs pooled budgets, enhanced leadership and greater innovation – and thus follow the lead of the best in the private and public sectors.