The government is supporting people who care about their communities and want to get involved in improving them. It believes that people understand the needs of their area best, which is why it is transferring power so people can make more decisions locally and solve their own problems to create strong, attractive and thriving neighbourhoods.
Making sure that libraries can meet the needs of their local communities, and using the legal deposit system to preserve published information for future research.
We're working with local authorities and their partners to help solve and prevent troubled families' problems in the long term
We're giving local communities new rights so that local people can come together to influence public services and planning decisions.
We're promoting social integration in communities to create the conditions for everyone to live and work successfully alongside each other.
Increasing the number of children who benefit from effective maintenance arrangements and improving collaboration between separated parents.
How the government is working to help people overcome complex problems that lead to poverty, to help them change the course of their lives
How the government is working to improve social mobility and outcomes for people in the early years of life, during school and into adult life.
Helping to create growth in the charity sector by increasing the support and skills available, and changing current rules and regulations
Enouraging social action by making it easier for people to volunteer, to donate to charity and to help improve their local community
Making sure we celebrate and commemorate important dates as a nation.
How the government is making sure there will always be a universal postal service.
How we regulate the National Lottery to fund good causes, and how we decide how the money is spent and publish how it is distributed.
How government is making it easier for social ventures to grow by increasing the amount of available funding sources.