The Civil Society Strategy: One Year On

A View from the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) Last August the government published its civil society strategy. One year on Elizabeth Chamberlain, Head of Policy and Public Services at NCVO, looks at what’s happened, whether any progress has been made, and what effect Brexit and changes in ministers have had. Since its publication […]

Labour promises more grant funding and time off for trustees

According to, the civil society strategy, From Paternalism to Participation, published today says that: Labour would increase grant funding to charities, allow trustees to take time off work and give local communities greater control over decisions, according to the party‚Äôs long-awaited civil society strategy. The article also states that: Labour pledges to reverse the […]