June 2010 | Davy Jones Consultancy
4 Jun 2010
After the election

Economy Above all, the new Government is determined (wrongly in my view) to drastically reduce spending on local services, especially local government (despite it being one of the most efficient parts of the public sector). The cheaper 3rd sector and volunteers will play an expanded role in service provision. But are there adequate safeguards in place to scrutinise this process? The voluntary sector risks being transformed into part of the private sector by taking on more service provision. And what...

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