‘This is a system-level challenge, but large companies are in a good place to invest more broadly in their workforce and see multiple returns on that investment.’
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‘If we generated 25% of power required in Oldham, it would help a lot of people and force the big six to think again’.
‘Very local, grassroots organisations reach where water wouldn’t’
‘I’m fed up of regeneration people thinking that big glossy projects will solve everything’.
‘We are kidding the British public. We are not talking about the size of the state we can afford and what people are willing to pay for.’
Why town and parish councils are the ‘closest tier of local government to communities’.
‘This is not about individual social entrepreneurs operating from churches but looking at how democratic forms of enterprise can help churches renew their social purpose’.
Councils which fail to tap into the power in communities will really struggle.
The most challenging issue for us is around skills.
If local authorities want to unlock the potential of the third sector, then they need to rethink the way they engage