The third sector plays a crucial role in driving public service innovation in order to improve outcomes for citizens.
In June 2008, the Government published Excellence and Fairness: Achieving world class public services, setting out the Government's overall approach to improving public services over the next few years. Although specific changes will vary from service to service, improvements will usually be driven by three main developments:
The third sector has a crucial contribution to make across this agenda.
Supporting the objectives of Excellence and Fairness, the Office of the Third Sector is delivering a programme of activities to support, cultivate and harness the third sector’s contribution to public service innovation: