The Government has pledged to promote democracy and civil society voices around the world, but here in the UK we are seeing both go into decline. The UK has joined a list of 12 European countries in which civic space is now rated as ‘narrowed’. Laws, policies and public narratives are all contributing to the gradual silencing of civil society.
We work to ensure that civil society’s vital role in social change is recognised and valued.
Latest work and updates
We wrote to Danny Kruger MP, reminding him that we are sector of reform as well as aid (July 2020).
We submitted evidence to the DCMS Select Committee with Children England on the work of Baroness Stowell since her appointment as Chair.