Civil society and social cohesion

Social cohesion has been a focus of discussion for our Policy Leaders Fellows and a major theme at our annual conference in 2017.

Civil Society

Civil Society Futures: Public policy perspectives on civil society

A CSaP Policy Workshop looked at future possibilities for more effective engagement between civil society and government.

Local Government

The benefits and challenges of devolution in the UK

The promise of local governance is to bring politics closer to the people; making it more accountable to the local community. At a recent CSaP event, Policy Fellow ...

Local Government

Industrial strategy and the role of place

Last month, CSaP hosted a roundtable discussion to explore the potential of the Cambridge technology cluster in the context of the UK’s Industrial Strategy.

Local Government

How can we make the best use of urban green space?

CSaP's Policy Workshop, held in collaboration with the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham and Grow Wild, brought together practitioners, residents, academics and local government officials together at ...


How does Greater Manchester score on women's rights? Take a look at some of the basics via the @GM4Women2028 score……

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Next Monday is the launch of the Greater Manchester Charter Supporter Network. We will be marking it at this……

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Civil society

A case study by Julia Unwin, Chair of the Independent Inquiry into the Future of Civil Society

During her time as a Policy Leaders Fellowship and beyond, Julia has found that CSaP's workshops have helped give her new insights into areas such as poverty and ...