Will public opinion eventually turn to support free schools?
Gideon Skinner, Head of Political Research
12 September 2011
The first batch of the Government’s flagship free schools are opening their doors for the first time this month and it is clear that their success or failure will be a key benchmark for the Government’s education policy.
Big Society and the Co-operative Council
John Kennedy, Associate Director
15 February 2011
Friday, 28 January 2011 saw the official launch of Lambeth Council's initiative "Co-operative Council" - a new way of power sharing between citizens and the state.
Big Society: the devil is in the detail
Anna Beckett, Research Director
21 October 2010
Yesterday George Osborne confirmed that key aspects of the Big Society (community organisers and National Citizen Service pilots) will definitely receive funding. This blog will explore reactions to the Big Society, along with providing analysis and insight, based on our public opinion data.