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Call for engagement with VCS to be statutory requirement - Wednesday 21 February 2007

The NCVO is calling for an amendment to the Local Government White Paper, forcing councils to engage with their local voluntary sector.

Speaking at the NCVO annual conference, head of policy Ann Blackmore told delegates that the organisation was fighting for the change which would require local authorities to prove they are working with charities, putting the third sector on a par with statutory service providers.

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