Voluntary sector budgets: protecting or cutting?

David Cameron during Prime Minsiter’s Questions on 15 September 2010:

When it comes to looking at and trimming your budgets, don’t do the easy thing, which is to cut money to the voluntary bodies and organisations working in our communities. Look at your core costs. Look at how you can do more for less. Look at the value for money you get from working with the voluntary sector.

Nick Hurd launching the Big Society strategy on 14 October:

Civil society groups cannot be immune from public spending reductions which are necessary for the whole of society.

Erm, which is it?

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