VIDEO: What became of the Big Society?

VIDEO: What became of the Big Society?

Who remembers the Big Society? Launched to great fanfare at the start of 2010, the Big Society was David Cameron’s big idea to create more social action, empower communities and open up public services.

In Sunderland, we spoke to people about how civil society has been impacted by government policy in recent years. We witnessed how, despite the rhetoric around the Big Society, the government’s austerity programme has left civil society organisations across Sunderland struggling to survive.

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14th November 2017

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