Big Society

Big Society

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) politics the devolution of political power and social responsibility to local communities as opposed to centralized political power and state control
[modelled on big government, a form of government characterized by the centralization of political power]
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IT is worthwhile reflecting on the concept of the Big Society and whether or not we feel it has helped bring people together or not.
It's these very things which make for the Big Society that David Cameron was once happy to bang on about.
Benefacto, a company which has helped hundreds of people find rewarding volunteering work, has been recognised with a Big Society Award.
Big Society the Musical is a lm set in Liverpool in 2011 and is a creative response to the crisis of capitalism.
The charity set up to lead the Tories' Big Society initiative were last night being investigated by the regulator.
They heard presentations by Jon Hoare of The Cabinet Office, Danyal Satter from Big Society Capital and Gemma Woodward from Kleinwort Benson.
I must be following the wrong Jesus and worshipping the wrong God as, according to David Cameron's comment, "Jesus invented the Big Society 2000 years ago.
VOLUNTEERS who saved their Northumberland village shop have been praised by the Prime Minister after winning a Big Society Award.
A FENCING organisation which supports clubs across the region has been recognised by the Prime Minister with a Big Society Award.
The Big Society Network was launched by Mr Cameron in 2010 to work with businesses, donors and charities to "build a better, healthier society".
RIP MICHAEL WINNER BIG SOCIETY @Number10gov: @Crestrecycle in Llandudno is latest winner of the PM's Big Society Award for work tackling food waste & unemployment.
David Cameron's flagship Big Society policy has received another blow after Birmingham's voluntary organisations warned they were still confused about what it was supposed to mean.