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The Big Society and the Good Society: rethinking the place of the state in British society

British Government @ LSE public debate

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 or 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.

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #lsebig/goodsociety


Lord Glasman | talks
Jesse Norman MP | talks
Dr Paul Kelly | talks


Date and Time:

14 June 2011 at 6:30 pm


1 hour 30 minutes



Old Theatre
Old Building
London School of Economics and Political Science

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London School of Economics & Political Science
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