Afew weeks ago, Peter Cousins and Jackie Tittle enjoyed a day trip to London from Skelmersdale, in Lancashire, and were lucky enough to meet the Prime Minister at Number 10.Mr Cousins and Mrs Tittle are social entrepreneurs and their company, Brighter Future, works to improve the lives of people with disabilities.Established in 2005, it provides training for disabled people and recycles mobility equipment such as electric wheelchairs, selling it on at affordable prices.
This is a topic we should all be paying attention to. We have been under the delusion that our government is being ran democratically, whatever that really means.
The Big Society is linked to the new Civil Society that Obama, and our government are working with to regenerate our communities. It hasn’t been announced as a big issue yet it is the most important news in the past five years. This is the future corporate world our children will inherit without our consent or discussion.