News on the topic of Big Society

Prime Minister to launch National Citizen Service pilots for young people

The Prime Minister will today announce plans for 16 year olds to take part in National Citizen Service (NCS) pilots next summer.

Thu, 22/07/2010

Prime Minister launches the Big Society Bank

Prime Minister launches the Big Society Bank and announces the first four big society communities

Mon, 19/07/2010

PM kick starts Big Society in Liverpool

David Cameron set out how the Big Society will be “the biggest, most dramatic redistribution of power” from the state to individuals, at the first of a series of public events on this theme.

Mon, 19/07/2010

Big Society Network launch celebrated at Number 10

Prime Minister David Cameron has welcomed social entrepreneurs and voluntary organisations to Number 10 to celebrate the launch of the Big Society Network.

Tue, 13/07/2010

Deputy Prime Minister to champion social mobility

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has announced that he will lead government efforts to improve social mobility.

Fri, 18/06/2010

Minister calls for radical shift in relationship between citizens and the state

Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude has called for a radical shift in the relationship between citizens and the state in his first keynote speech to leaders of charities, voluntary groups and social enterprises.

Wed, 09/06/2010

New Civil Society Minister visits social enterprise scheme in Paddington

Today, Minister for Civil Society, Nick Hurd, visited Paddington Development Trust to see first hand the work of social enterprises and the benefits they bring to local communities.

Thu, 20/05/2010

Nick Hurd appointed Minister for Civil Society

Nick Hurd will be the minister responsible for charities, social enterprises and voluntary organisations in the Cabinet Office. He will be known as the Minister for Civil Society.

Tue, 18/05/2010

Government launches “Big Society” programme

The Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister have launched their civil society programme at an event in Downing Street with community activists and leaders from around the country.

Tue, 18/05/2010

PM and Deputy PM’s speeches at Big Society launch

A transcript of speeches given by Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg at the launch of the Big Society programme on 18 May 2010.

Tue, 18/05/2010

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