As the consultation on the Civil Society Strategy closes our Chair, Rt Hon Hazel Blears, considers the impact of the Social Value Act and how it can be used to build a more inclusive economy and strengthen our public services.
The House of Lords Select Committee on Charities published its report this week. Jonathan Jenkins, our outgoing Chief Executive, gave oral evidence to the Lords and as he moves on he reflects on the report and the potential for change.
Our Chief Executive Jonathan Jenkins was invited by the House of Lords to give evidence to the Select Committee on Charities. He blogs on this fascinating (if slightly nerve-wracking) experience.