Government narrative on civil society ‘has been lacking’, Danny Kruger says

From the Civil Society News:

The government has not spoken enough about Covid-19’s impact on communities, according to Danny Kruger MP, who wrote last year’s civil society review.

Kruger, a close ally of Boris Johnson, admitted that he wished “more was coming out of the prime minister’s mouth” about the role of civil society during the pandemic, but acknowledged how many priorities Johnson was managing.

Kruger was speaking yesterday at the Stronger Things conference hosted by the think tank New Local, where he also said that ministers were aware of the risk that Treasury policies to fund some communities could end up making inequality worse.

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