Social action - core to community wellbeing

By John Tizard | 24 September 2019

Local government and the local voluntary and community sector (VCS) have more in common than anything that divides them.

Yet, there are differences – legal and otherwise. Local government is democratically accountable to local citizens and while local VCS bodies are accountable too, it is in a different way.

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