Barry Kirby

Browsing the "Big Society" Tag
May 22, 2011 - 11 Comments

There is a lot of talk at the moment about if we should be spending money on aid to overseas countries.  On the one hand, there are many people suffering int he world, and therefore...

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January 29, 2011 - 3 Comments

I have ran a few volunteer organisations over the past few years, which is why the whole idea of Localism and Big Society is not really a new thing for me, or any one of...

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January 13, 2011 - 0 Comments

  I attended a workshop/meeting today, hosted by the City Council in GL1.  The idea was that it would give us some feedback about the cuts and the consultation results so far. There were quite...

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January 11, 2011 - 0 Comments

The Issue of Prisoners Votes is in the local paper again, with Mark Harper MP (the Forest Seller) laying out the reasons why we have to give Prisoners the vote. As I wrote in an...

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November 29, 2010 - 4 Comments

So the world will now function on volunteers and good will!  That is the essence of the Big Society. It has been voted on by Gloucester City Council, Embraced even, according to the Paper (Though...

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