Ratio and The Law Family Commission on Civil Society supported by Pro Bono Economics, organised a podcast and an event to think afresh about loneliness, and the role civil society has to play in solving it. This note summarises the insights of our presenters – you can watch the full event or listen to the podcast by clicking the link above.
This episode provides preparation for a seminar on developing a cross-sectoral approach to tackling loneliness.
Julia Unwin led a major inquiry into the future of civil society. She discusses its relevance to policy shifts in favour of a relational approach in the London Borough of Islington.
In the Town Hall of Islington, one of several English local authorities exploring a shift in the balance between public services and civil society, Steve Wyler reflects on the potential for a relational social policy.
David Robinson leader of The Relationship Project at Shift reflects on the opportunities and obstacles for a relational social policy.