9 Mar 2015
Consultant and social entrepreneur
Robert Ashton is a social entrepreneur, campaigner and author.
Robert is a vice patron of Norfolk Community Foundation and chairs Human Library UK CIC.
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Government must be prepared to take risks with public funding to solve some of the most intractable social problems, says Robert Ashton.
Robert Ashton says collective acts of small actions have the potential to change the world.
As Tories gleefully dismantle the state and public services withdraw, what's left to fill the gap? Those well-off, well-meaning people who have the spare time and energy to run a social enterprise, a school, a library and their nearest roundabout do not live in the areas that are most in need of intervention and services.
We don't have to be Christian to do good things, Mr Cameron. By Robert Ashton.
We've entered 2014 with signs of UK economic growth, but Robert Ashton says the civil society sector is still in the doldrums. He looks at how it can prosper too.
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