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Graham Allen on early intervention: why can’t the state let go?

I posted yesterday on the need for the state and church to work out their respective roles and stick to them.  Yet, on Saturday 18th Dec, Nottingham MP Graham Allen was interviewed on Radio 4 Today programme about early intervention … Continue reading

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What will big society look like?

What will David Cameron’s “Big Society” look like?  No one really knows.  His aim is “to create a climate that empowers local people and communities, building a big society that will ‘take power away from politicians and give it to … Continue reading

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On being a happy nation.

The UK’s coalition government announced last week that the success of the nation will no longer be measured by its wealth generating power but by how happy we all are as a population. It’s a fairly obvious political move to … Continue reading

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David Cameron: Not what I’m owed but what I can give

In his first speech as prime minister, David Cameron said: I want to help try and build a more responsible society here in Britain. One where we don’t just ask what are my entitlements, but what are my responsibilities. One … Continue reading

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