Thursday, 24 February 2011

Don't take my word for it, listen to what Ed ...

... Bridges has to say (Public Affairs Manager with the WRVS in Wales).

... he writes "the Welsh Government’s latest policy on social services is dealing with the symptoms rather than providing a long term answer for our problems".

Yet another example of shallow thinking, poor judgement, but don't take my word for it, read it all here.

... and remember Ed's words ...

The trick which the Welsh Government missed in the White Paper – alongside a conspicuous lack of funding to back up its ambitions – is how social services users with the most intensive needs can be helped through early, low-level interventions. To have done so would have produced a more radical agenda as well as being more cost-efficient and harnessing the power of partner organisations that can help deliver those services effectively.

The problem for the Welsh Assembly Government it is Ed's ideas are a little too close to the "Big Society" of David Cameron. ........ poor electorate, poor Wales !

... mustn't forget, the Welsh Assembly Government wants you to give them more powers .... when they can't get the important things right, the ideas that is .....

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