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Can David Cameron salvage something from the wreckage of the Big Society?

Every time you think it is deceased, up springs the Big Society from its deathbed. The Prime Minister had another go at doing the impossible (attempting to get his favourite phrase to catch on) in a speech launching a BS bank today. In one sense this is equivalent to Tony Blair persisting in making speeches [...]
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How far will Cameron go to break the state monopolies?

Politics / UK Politics : The Coffee House (4 years ago)

Call it the Big Society, decentralisation, people power, whatever – but David Cameron's vision for society just became a good deal more concrete. In an article for the Telegraph this morning, the Prime Minister makes a quite momento... Read Post

Dave's Big Society is not a top-down project – that's why it was launched by the Prime Minister

Politics / UK Politics : Telegraph.co.uk Politics Blog (5 years ago)

Of all the Blairesque chimeras pursued by David Cameron, none has more the resonance of a political epitaph than “Big Society”. Since very few people became aware of it during the course of the general election campaign, a skilful p... Read Post

Cameron Launches The Big Society... Again

Politics / UK Politics : Boulton and Co (4 years ago)

Is it fourth time lucky for David Cameron's Big Society? The Prime Minister is giving it another push in a speech today, reiterating the message that the Coalition isn't just about cuts but has an ideological mission too. To say the... Read Post


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