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Thursday 12 April 2012

Big Society and Austerity

An interim briefing from the New Economic Foundation's 18-month project into the impact of economic recession/ public sector funding cuts on efforts to build 'Big Society' reports that the organisations that could make 'Big Society' a reality are being pushed to breaking point. It suggests 'Big Society' will not help those being hit hardest and that the people/ places that can foster the 'Big Society' agenda are quickly disappearing. Read the full report here: