Wigan Council have been at the forefront of forging a new relationship between public systems and civil society. It started with the Deal. It commits the Council and citizens to radical change in their respective roles and responsibilities. It is a relational approach born from the realities of protecting front-line services in the context of austerity. As Donna Hall, Chief Executive of Wigan explains, this rebalancing of civil society and public systems has some way to go but is beginning to reap rewards of better health of residents.
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