Conservative Party conference and sector policies

Published by the Charities Aid Foundation and charity chief executives body ACEVO for the Conservative Party conference, ‘The Blue Book of the Voluntary Sector’ has contributions from notable Tory politicians such as Jesse Norman and Penny Mordaunt, as well as the two previous Ministers for Civil Society. In pdf, 1.5MB, from https://www.acevo.org.uk/sites/default/files/acevo-blue-book-for-web.pdf.

Civil Society Media in ‘What we learned from the Conservative Party Conference’ covers policies impacting the voluntary sector, at http://www.civilsociety.co.uk/governance/blogs/content/18275/. And CYP Now reports on David Cameron’s speech which said he was so proud of the National Citizen Service that he wants it to become a “rite of passage for all teenagers”, at http://www.cypnow.co.uk/cyp/news/1147188/prime-minister-pledges-ncs.

Not directly connected, but the NCS Trust has also just announced that voluntary sector organisations and social enterprises will deliver more than two thirds of National Citizen Service contracts between 2015 and 2018, http://www.civilsociety.co.uk/governance/news/content/18289/.