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Less that 48 hours after David Cameron’s attempt to revive his flagship idea with a speech in Milton Keynes last week, Lord Nat Wei–his Big Society tsar–resigned (ironically amidst rumours that he has left the unremunerated post for some proper paying work). Wei isn’t being replaced, and critics have asked how seriously the government can take the project if there is no one responsible for implementing it.

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