Blog: Realising Community Wealth – Local Government & the Big Society
‘Over the past decade, local government has become ever more efficient at managing its financial and physical assets. Now it must become just as good at managing its social capital and civic assets – the under-utilised wealth that is hidden in English communities.’
The report looks at the role for local government in building stronger communities, focusing on the development of social capital in local communities, the transfer of small-scale initiatives into mainstream services, and the management of risk in new service commissioning and delivery models.
You can purchase the report here.