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Monthly archives for February, 2011

The Big Society

Posted on 24th February 2011 by

At our Strategy Day in the winter we considered the importance of The Big Society as a policy to our work, particularly in light of the City Volunteering Strategy that we produced. I was a big supporter of The Big Society as a policy and as an idea. Last week Dame Elizabeth Hoodless, the retiring CEO of Community Service Volunteers was critical of The Big Society and the lack of resources to make it a reality. In the same week Liverpool Council withdrew from being a pathfinder. Third Sector magazine has published a poll where 80%  of readers admitted to being bored with The Big Society.

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