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Plus points for Compact - Wednesday, 02 November 2005

Is the only way to ensure the public sector stops cutting off voluntary groups' funding at short notice, or refusing to pay the full costs of delivering a service, to judge such behaviour in star rating inspections? Yes, says Lord Adebowale, the chief executive of social care charity Turning Point.

"Unless it becomes part of that [inspection rating] dialogue it will not be seen as being core business," he says.

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