Phillip Blond speaks to the DTA about Total Community problem solving
ResPublica Director Phillip Blond will be speaking at the Development Trust Association event 'Total Community: Problem-solving community partners for the challenges ahead.'
Whatever the outcome of the general election, every community will face an urgent question: can we find ways of doing more for less?
Central to answering this question will be Total Place studies, where public sector agencies come together to assess how to deliver better services for less money.
As Total Place is rolled out across the country, there will be opportunity to look with fresh eyes at the contribution others, including third sector organisations and social enterprises can make.
* Are there particular kinds of organisation, community anchors, community enterprises, for example, which have potential to drive forward positive change in a time of spending austerity? If so, how can their contribution be maximised?
* Can they - should they - be part of the Total Place so