The Big Society and the Good Society: rethinking the place of the state in British society
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Speaker(s): Lord Glasman, Jesse Norman MP
Chair: Professor Paul Kelly
Recorded on 14 June 2011 in Old Theatre, Old Building.
David Cameron has championed the 'big society' as his big idea for government; Ed Miliband has countered with the 'good society'. Two of the thinkers behind these concepts debate what is at stake in rethinking the role of the state in contemporary Britain.
Maurice Glasman was raised to Baron Glasman of Stoke Newington and of Stamford Hill in 2011.
Jesse Norman is the MP for Hereford and South Herefordshire and author of The Big Society.
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