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Volunteer report: Not enough people will join 'Big Society'

30 March 2011 Last updated at 11:51 BST

Are enough of us willing to take on voluntary work?

From helping at a charity shop to running the local football team the Government wants us all to to get involved over the next few years as part of the Big Society.

But a new report suggests only one in ten people will volunteer which is not enough to do all the things imagined by the Big Society planners.

Ross Hawkins reports.