What is the Big Society?
Some argue that it is a genuine vision for the future, others that it is simply a smokescreen for stringent and inevitable cuts in public-spending. As a concept it has been considered as too vague and unintelligible to attract sufficient numbers of voters, yet is already presenting a powerful case that devolved government will cost less and do more.This book provides a most timely and important answer to a question perhaps best described as rhetorical: it is essential reading for politicians, economists, social commentators - and the voting public.
Jesse Norman MP for Hereford and South Herefordshire, is a Senior Fellow at Policy Exchange, the most influential British conservative think tank based in London. He is widely regarded as one of the architects of New Conservatism, a political philosophy that stresses using traditionally conservative techniques and concepts in order to improve the general welfare of society. He is the author of many books and pamphlets and has written widely in the national press.
“You can call it liberalism. You can call it empowerment. You can call it freedom. You can call it responsibility. I call it the Big Society” David Cameron
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