‘Reforming social care: options for funding’ was published by the Nuffield Trust in May 2012.
The Department for Work and Pensions published the ‘National Social Report’ in May 2012.
‘The Big Society Audit 2012’ finds a ‘Big Society gap’ in performance against key indicators including age, ethnicity and affluence.
Stonewall’s survey shows that the needs of gay and bisexual men are often overlooked by health services.
In February 2012, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) published a factsheet on inequalities and multiple discrimination in health care.
‘Open for All? The Changing Nature of Equality under Big Society and Localism’ was published in January 2012.
On 14 December 2011, the Public Administration Select Committee published its report on Big Society.
On 8 December 2011, the CQC published the first reports from a targeted programme of 150 inspections of hospitals and care homes that care for people with learning disabilities.
In December 2011, Grandparents Plus published ‘Doing it all? Grandparents, childcare and employment: An analysis of British Social Attitudes Survey Data from 1998 and 2009.
Civil Exchange is conducting an independent audit of the Government’s Big Society – the first comprehensive assessment of how far community empowerment, social action and the opening up public services is being achieved.