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Social innovation round up

Global social innovation round-up #40

We're heading down under to find out about a state-wide social enterprise strategy and one country's first social impact bond. Then we're heading home for a new way for schools to fund the things they need to better educate pupils.

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UK civil society minister Rob Wilson reveals all

In an illuminating interview with Pioneers Post Quarterly, the UK's minister for civil society was zealous about social investment and social enterprises delivering public services. The Inclusive Economy Unit remains mysterious for now though.

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Rob Wilson announces review of Social Value Act

The minister for civil society announces a review, just two years after the last one. Former communities secretary Hazel Blears and Chris Catterall of Public Services Lab offer their suggestions at Social Value Summit.

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Half of Futurebuilders loans now repaid

£58.5m of the landmark fund's loans have been repaid. The money will be recycled for further social investment, channelled through Access Foundation's capacity building programmes.