Author Archives: Ruth Driscoll

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About Ruth Driscoll

Ruth Driscoll is NCVO’s Head of Policy & Public Services. She has a decade’s experience of senior level working in policy and research for overseas development organisations.

Transparency in government contracting

We have been joined by some powerful allies who have persuaded the government to get real on transparency in large government contracts. Continue reading

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The perils of ignoring infrastructure

It’s time for a frank conversation about the future of infrastructure. What do you think? Continue reading

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Transparency in public services contracts

We want to make sure that proposals to increase disclosure around government contracting are appropriate for voluntary sector providers of all sizes. Continue reading

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What does the ‘D’ word mean for the voluntary sector?

At the Labour conference everyone is asking how to get more policy and spending decisions made at local level – in Scotland and the rest of the UK… Continue reading

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The five minute policy manager – September 2014

The benefits of open public services, and what charities can do to make them more open, society lotteries, the Compact Awards and the SARAH Bill. Continue reading

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