Thursday 23 April 2009

' We know a good thing when we see it'

My deputy, Peter Kyle has given an excellent response to Third Sector on why ACEVO unlike others in the sector are optimistic about yesterday's budget.

"There are three different types of announcement to look for in a budget; money, commitment to a policy, and broad direction of travel, or narrative. We have become rather dependent on the first, calling for and expecting dollops of money. We've had a lot of that in the past, and it landed us with healthy number of quangos and infrastructure funding. I for one think its time we looked for something more sophisticated."

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