Resources on the topic of Big Society

Evaluation of National Citizen Service - Description of requirements

The Office for Civil Society (OCS) and Department for Education (DfE) wish to commission an evaluation of the 2011 and 2012 NCS pilots to assess the success of the pilots in meeting the programme aims and to provide robust data to inform future decisions on NCS.

Fri, 26/11/2010

Pre-qualification questionaire for Evaluation of National Citizen Service

To be read in conjunction with the Pre-qualification questionaire Sift Guidance

Fri, 26/11/2010

Francis Maude speech unveiling new support for mutuals

Speech by Minister for the Cabinet Office Francis Maude at the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea unveiling new support for public service mutuals, building on the Government’s Pathfinder programme.

Wed, 17/11/2010

Big Society strategy to support charities, voluntary groups and social enterprises.

The first step towards helping civil society organisations grasp new opportunities arising from the massive devolution of power to local communities and reform of public services that underpins the Big Society.

Thu, 14/10/2010

Office for Civil Society structure finalised

Since the Office for Civil Society (OCS) was established in the Cabinet Office in May, work has progressed to ensure it has the right structure to allow it to lead the government’s contribution to the Big Society vision. We are pleased to announce that this restructure is now complete.

Mon, 11/10/2010

Social Mobility Review documentation

The letters from the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Alan Milburn regarding the appointment to review social mobility.

Wed, 11/08/2010

The Coalition documentation

The Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister set out the Coalition's programme of policies over the next five years to "rebuild the economy, unlock social mobility, mend the political system and give people the power to call the shots over the decisions that affect their lives". This information includes the Programme for Government and Agreement for stability and reform.

Thu, 20/05/2010

Big Society Programme

We want to give citizens, communities and local government the power and information they need to come together, solve the problems they face and build the Britain they want.

Tue, 18/05/2010

Building the Big Society

This document outlines the Government's programme of policies in support of the Big Society.

Tue, 18/05/2010

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