Various sector viewpoints on public policy

A round up of material putting forward various voluntary sector viewpoints on public policy – in this case more specific sector concerns than frontline issues.

Following election hustings at the All Party Parliamentary Group on Civil Society and Volunteering, a Charity Finance Group article asks whether there is a divide between Conservative and Labour Parties on capacity building in the sector.

The CEO of Children England argues in ‘A critical time in our evolution‘ that there is a symbiotic cycle between voluntary organisations and the public sector, spanning many centuries. But “Market competition is eroding our collective resources and our sense of common cause” and there can be no ‘gain’ for the voluntary sector that comes at the public sector’s loss or at children’s expense. Read at

Recently added to Elections 2015

Our Elections 2015 page rounding up manifestos, policy proposals and analysis of party positions. Items recently added include: