Policy paper

2010 to 2015 government policy: social action

Enouraging social action by making it easier for people to volunteer, to donate to charity and to help improve their local community.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government



This policy paper shows the policy of the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government.

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Published 20 February 2013
Last updated 8 May 2015 + show all updates
  1. Policy document from the 2010 to 2015 government preserved in a different format for reference
  2. Updated with latest information.
  3. Latest updates added.
  4. Updated to reflect change.
  5. Detail added: Recognising and rewarding social action
  6. Added latest updates.
  7. Review of the Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts Act 2008 published. Details added to Big Society Capital page.
  8. Updated information on the dormant bank accounts review - to reflect the closure of email contributions.
  9. Added information on how to contribute to a review of the legislation covering money transferred to Big Society Capital from dormant accounts.
  10. Link added to government response to consultation on payroll giving in 'Increasing donations to charity' section.
  11. Brought Actions up to date and added information about Big Society Capital
  12. Updated actions to include National Citizen Service
  13. First published.