Civil Society

Fairness Commissions to meet in Parliament on 19th November 2013

Posted on 12 Nov 2013

On November 19th representatives from each of the country’s Fairness Commissions¬†will come together for the first time in Parliament to discuss the work of the commissions, the issues they ...Read More Read More

Civil Society and Poverty

Posted on 12 Nov 2013

There is widespread agreement between political parties that the state cannot do all the heavy lifting to reduce poverty. What part can civil society play? The Webb Memorial Trust, ...Read More Read More

Liverpool Poverty Action Group – Finding Solutions Through Multi Agency Working

Posted on 07 Oct 2013

An Action Group on Fairness and Tackling Poverty was set up by Mayor Joe Anderson in January 2013. The remit of the group is to encourage all civic stakeholders ...Read More Read More

Islington FC: Spirited Levellers

Posted on 11 Sep 2013

Despite its swanky reputation, the London Borough of Islington is home to serious deprivation. It is the most densely populated and the fourteenth most deprived local authority in England. ...Read More Read More

From big society to good society

Posted on 08 Sep 2013

Civil society should not be a substitute for the state but an addition to it writes Barry Knight, Director of the Webb Memorial Trust, in The New Statesman Rarely ...Read More Read More