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third sector

a recent term for the voluntary sector of the economy, along side the state and capitalist private sector. In the UK the development of this sector has been encouraged by recent governments, both left and right, as a way of contracting, direct state provision.
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Munity and voluntary sector to work with us to address some of the biggest challenges and inequalities facing communities in oxford.
I proposed a motion at the party's annual conference in Caernarfon that some of the government's planned PS13m spending on autism should go to the voluntary sector.
This study explores the role of inner-city clusters of voluntary sector organizations, also known as service hubs, and describes how they compensate for the displacement effects of gentrification in the post-welfare state era.
They do however still want to support the voluntary sector.
Tina Costello, foundation director, said: "Our community and voluntary sector is increasingly reliant on donations and from the support we get from businesses and individuals across the region.
The Voluntary Sector Leaders Forum is excellently timed in the run up to the general election in 2015.
The report, to the Vale Voluntary Sector Joint Liaison Committee, says: "We feel it important that we highlight the impact of funding reductions on voluntary organisations and services in the Vale in recent years and our concerns for future funding.
NCVO Working For A Charity exists to improve understanding of the voluntary sector and to encourage new people to contribute their skills as effectively as possible.
Mr Mallon told the Gazette: "I have acknowledged on many occasions the importance of the voluntary sector and the many volunteers that are performing outstanding work across the town.
AS WE all know the final impact on the voluntary sector of the public sector cuts is still to be seen, though the recent recession will potentially increase the role of the philanthropist as the Government becomes more constrained.
The 1990s saw the development of the voluntary sector as a key partner in the core business of crime reduction and crime prevention.
This paper focuses on the HIV voluntary sector so far, its role in community care and support, and what its future may be in light of current financial cutbacks.

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