In times of unprecedented cuts in public spending what is the role of the voluntary and community sector? Will it continue to exist? Should the sector seek to fill the gaps in service provision? How will this be resourced? Should the sector focus on building and supporting resilient communities and providing a voice for local residents? What is your view and what support do you need to make it happen?
Neil Cleeveley, Chief Executive, National Association of Voluntary and Community Associations,
The national perspective on the future role of the sector.
Andy Benson, National Coalition for Independent Action,
Presented the main findings of the NCIA Inquiry in to The Future of Voluntary Services.