Derrick Johnstone explains how better evidence produces better local outcomes.
10 May 2013
Alexandra Jones considers what councils should ask of the spending review [...]
04 April 2013
Alexandra Jones suggests several ways to kick-start growth and investment [...]
08 March 2013
We have made great leaps in cities policy, but what needs to happen next? Alexandra Jones offers some ideas about City Deals [...]
28 November 2012
Alexandra Jones asks if City Deals will make a difference to local economies [...]
16 October 2012
Its important that all parties consider how to deal with ongoing challenges facing many LEPs, says Alexandra Jones [...]
12 September 2012
Alexandra Jones looks at the key policy themes that the Government will be looking at for the autumn term [...]
18 July 2012
Government investment in the drivers of urban economic success, makes a difference to people and places over many decades, says Alexandra Jones [...]
07 June 2012
Alexandra Jones looks at the benefits of pooling business rates [...]
25 April 2012
England's new mayors will be judged on how well their local economies are performing, says Alexandra Jones [...]
13 March 2012
The more growth that is delivered the more money is available to re-distribute, says Alexandra Jones [...]
Thomas Bridge reports on the highlights of the recent debate by The MJ and Asidua, on providing user-friendly customer contact services.
Council chiefs have branded Ofsted's new regime for inspecting local authorities' efforts to boost school performance as 'inadequate' and 'inappropriate'.
Introducing the next MJ Future Forum on budget planning and preparing for the new Spending Review.
South Ayrshire Council has appointed Eileen Howat to be the next chief executive.
Stephen Cirrell looks at the difference between community energy renewal projects and civic schemes.