Chancellor of the Common Good

Chancellor of the Common Good

This afternoon, the Chancellor of the Exchequer set out his plans to invest in ‘common goods’. This intriguing phrase sums up the proper pursuit of government: a commitment to support the private associations that make us safe, happy and free.  The principal...
Trusting the People

Trusting the People

Trusting the people: the case for community-powered conservstism We are proud to have worked with ten newly elected Conservative MPs to publish ‘Trusting The People’. The essay makes the case for a ‘community power’ revolution to build better places, transform public...
What is ‘covenantal’ policy making?

What is ‘covenantal’ policy making?

Yesterday’s ‘Opposition Day’ debate in Parliament on ‘Working People’s Finances’ saw members from across the house consider how best to relieve financial pressure on households as we see the costs of living rise. Naturally, many MPs raised benefits and subsidies as...
A deal with faith communities

A deal with faith communities

We are delighted that the Government has accepted a recommendation made by our co-Chair, Danny Kruger MP, in his report ‘Levelling up our communities: proposals for a new social covenant’ which was commissioned by the Prime Minister in 2020.Danny recommended the...
Launch of the Community Power Partnership

Launch of the Community Power Partnership

On 14th July, the NSCU launched the Community Power Partnership in order to promote policies which enable local people, working together, to take back control over the decisions that affect them. Danny Kruger wrote in The Times ‘Communities can do a better job...