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Compact Advocacy Case Study: Challenging a county council funding decision

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This case study from NCVO's Compact Advocacy programme explains how the Cumbria Travellers Programme sought support from Compact Advocacy to challenge how a county council funding decision was taken.

Your voice and the Compact

Last week, we published information about the extent of the cuts to the voluntary and community sector. Based on the information provided by Freedom of Information requests we submitted to 351 local areas, the results provided some key intelligence about how local areas were being affected by spending cuts.

Improved Procurement Processes at Essex County Council

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Essex County Council has recently revised its procurement policies. By removing barriers and levelling the playing field for voluntary and community sector organisations, they now follow both the letter and the spirit of the Essex Compact.

Guide to finding your commissioner

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This guide, produced by Navca, provides practical tips to local community and voluntary organisations, to help them find out who their commissioners are.

Compact-compliant way of dealing with budget cuts in Calderdale

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Calderdale Council have responded to budget cuts in a mature, proactive and Compact compliant way by marketing the consultation, impact report and draft budget prominently.

Commissioning improved at Bristol City Council

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Scrutiny Members at Bristol City Council have established a fairer commissioning process - which is Compact compliant - by listening to the local voluntary sector.

Not just fruit and funding: CSO's, Compacts, and EU democracy - by Amber Alferoff

Hello, I am the Islington Compact officer and also work for Compact Voice. Recently I represented Compact Voice at a discussion in Brussels titled: ‘The Lisbon Treaty and perspectives for more effective participation of CSO’s in EU decision making.’

          
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