Compact Voice represents the voluntary sector on the Compact — an agreement between the sector and the Government to ensure better working together. We provide training and resources, and represent the sector's concerns to the government.
NCVO have today published an update to their 2011 Counting the Cuts report, which examines the scale of funding cuts to the voluntary sector so far, as well as those to come.
The Report uses Office for Budget Responsibility forecasts of public spending, along with NCVO Civil Society Almanac data on charities' income sources, to estimate the impact of reductions in public spending on charities.
Lord Lester of Herne Hill, a long-time human rights advocate, has raised a parliamentary question concerning the government's adherence to Compact principles during consultations - the question and answer from Lord Wallace of Saltaire is can be read in full here.