Archive | March, 2013


Consultation and the Compact

Lord Lester of Herne Hill, a long-time human rights advocate, has raised a parliamentary question concerning the government’s adherence to Compact principles during consultations – the question, and answer from Lord Wallace of Saltaire, is available at the Compact website – the question and answer from Lord Wallace of Saltaire is below. Government: Consultations Question Asked by Lord Lester […]

Continue Reading
Don Foster M.P.

Transparent Data

Compact Voice has welcomed a letter from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) to every local authority in England, reminding them of the important role of the voluntary and community sector. Don Foster MP reminded councils of the important role of local Compacts and of following government’s Best Value Guidance. The letter draws […]

Continue Reading
compact voice

Impact Report 2012

Compact Voice has published its 2012 Impact Report. The report explores key Compact developments and highlights from last year, and looks toward what’s anticipated in 2013. The Compact is the agreement between government and the voluntary and community sector (often referred to as civil society), which sets out a way of working that improves their relationship for mutual advantage. It […]

Continue Reading