The Open Public Services White Paper sets out how the Government will improve public services. By putting choice and control in the hands of individuals and neighbourhoods, public services will become more responsive to peoples’ needs.
The Government Construction Strategy will reform the way in which government procures construction across all sectors, and in doing so will reduce costs by up to 20% by the end of this parliament.
The strategy will also stimulate growth by enabling more to be constructed within the funds available by using its sheer scale in procurement of construction.
Lists of the charitable bodies which have been awarded immediate payout help through the Transition Fund
Public consultation on a package of draft documents about community resilience. The consultation documents included draft guidance for individuals and communities on how to prepare for emergencies and a draft strategic national framework for community resilience, which set out the Government’s contribution to build and enhance community resilience across the UK.
A new strategy to grow the social investment market giving charities and social enterprises access to new, potentially multi-billion pound, capital
A statement on principles of good employment practice and the withdrawal of the Two-Tier code by the Minister of the Cabinet Office Francis Maude.
Minister for Civil Society Nick Hurd, publishes examples of how local authorities can work well with charities, voluntary groups and social enterprises to minimise the impact of any spending cuts.
Open letter from Minister for the Cabinet Office Francis Maude and Minister for Civil Society Nick Hurd, to the voluntary, community and social enterprise sectors asking them to contribute their ideas to help reduce the deficit.
This document outlines the Government's programme of policies in support of the Big Society.