Empowering Communities: Live Blogging this morning…

Digital Lunch will be live in this window from about 1pm… Here’s a warmer/explainer for the seminar I’m at this morning in the beautifully renovated Crumlin Road Gaol (it really is stunning folks) from Gordon Hector of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation who along with the Building Change Trust have funded and organised a sensemaking exercise on the issue of the transfer of assets from the state to community and voluntary groups. From about 10am, I’ll be live tweeting from the … Read more

#CATNI: Empowering Communities – Asset Transfer in Northern Ireland

Tomorrow we will mostly be live blogging and digitallunching in Crumlin Road Gaol. The focus is unremittingly going to be on policy, and probably of most immediate interest to Stormont insiders is the question of whether there needs to be a legislative framework to allow for set arrangements for floating assets from the state to local communities. Currently the arrangements are what the organisers of tomorrow’s event call ‘fluid’. As we’ve noted several times on Slugger, Stormont’s legislative processes are … Read more