Rob Wilson MP, minister for civil society
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A general election and a great capacity-building plan 1

8 Dec 2014 | Tania Mason

Two days after the Chancellor unveiled his latest plan to cut public spending and outsource large swathes of public services, the minister for civil society has outlined his ideas for boosting the capacity of charities and social enterprises to provide them.  Tania Mason reports.

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