Influencing the government, and more thoughts on Big Society

From The Guardian ‘Is there any point in charities lobbying under the coalition?‘ – the coalition government may treat charities differently, but the basics of influencing haven’t changed.

On Voluntary Action History Society discussion pages, ‘Big Society and the new austerity’, http://www.vahs.org.uk/2013/09/big-society-and-the-new-austerity/.