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Community Assets and the Big Society | Presentations | Speaker Biographies

Community Assets and the Big Society - who carries the cost? Presentations

Session 1: The long roots of the Big Society

Session 2: Why people want to share, and how the government can help

  • What is the real value of social capital?
    David Halpern, Director of the Behavioural Insight team, Cabinet Office & No 10

  • Why is it hard for government to turn the Big Society ideas into policy?
    Bert Provan, Former Senior Civil Servant / Visitor in the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion

  • Community and the Big Society - opportunity or threat?
    Neil Stott, Keystone Development Trust