Tag Archives: Big Society

Shock, Horror! Tories accused of cronyism.

Reposted from The Independent Organisation  given at least £2.5 million of National Lottery funding and public-sector grants despite having no record of charitable activity  Friday 25 July 2014     David Cameron’s flagship Big Society Network is being investigated by … Continue reading

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Welfare cuts: A tale of two food bank vouchers

Reposted from the Guardian Society   Jobcentre food bank referral slip specimens Photograph: the Guardian Look at the two food bank vouchers above. The one on the left was introduced after 2011 when the trust and Department for Work and … Continue reading

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Charities bear the burden for replacing Welfare

Last week, the Independent revealed that for the first time since the Second World War, the British Red Cross is providing emergency food aid for British families. It is part of a shocking trend of charities having to step in to provide … Continue reading

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