Coalition moves to a different tune

Cook, Stephen
August 2010
Third Sector;8/17/2010, Issue 627, p13
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the plan of the British Office for Civil Society (OCS) to reduce its spending on its partnership programme by 40% in spite of declaring a 7% savings on its 2010-2011 budget. He explains that civil society minister Nick Hurd and the coalition administration are skeptical about the program since it has not been able to clearly demonstrate its worth in terms of reaching its objectives. He adds that the programme gives money to 42 umbrella organizations in order to do research and act as advocates for the third sector.


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