Daily Archives: Thursday, July 8, 2010

Quick, savage cuts may be good for the economy but they will damage the voluntary sector

A few weeks ago, Nick Hurd, the new minister for civil society, toured Paddington Development Trust, a charity that provides community services. Afterwards he declared himself well satisfied. The trust, he said, was an “emblem of the big society in action”. Barely a fortnight later Hurd’s colleagues in the Communities and Local Government department stepped… Read more »