Andrew Muter

Andrew Muter

Andrew Muter is chief executive of Newark & Sherwood DC
  • Training up the leaders of tomorrow

    30 August 2017

    Andrew Muter talks about the unique approach Newark and Sherwood DC and its surrounding authorities are taking to develop talent.

  • Lessons of leadership

    05 July 2017

    Andrew Muter says there has been much food for thought for those who reflect on lessons of leadership.

  • Councils need to think differently when designing cyber defences

    17 May 2017

    Criminal hackers don’t stick to the rules when they are designing attacks and nor should councils when designing their defences, writes Andrew Muter.

  • Let's spend less time talking and more time building

    29 March 2017

    Andrew Muter is optimistic that the housing white paper can spark a new era of local authority building, but now is the time to get on with it.

  • Tierful times

    22 March 2017

    Andrew Muter combines the district and county spending power figures and uncovers a worrying trend.

  • A new mission for sustainable growth

    08 February 2017

    Andrew Muter offers his view on the Government's recent industrial strategy green paper.

  • Redesigning business rate appeals

    23 November 2016

    The business rate appeals system is broken and focus must be given to eliminating waste, argues Andrew Muter

  • Great British Boundary Off

    27 September 2016

    Constituency boundaries must alter to reflect changing communities but reforms need a careful touch of Mary Berry magic in the mix, says Andrew Muter

  • A job for the local

    27 July 2016

    Local government has done impressive work in the eight years since the financial crash. Andrew Muter says Brexit requires a similarly local response

  • Shard work pays off

    25 May 2016

    Andrew Muter explains how a recent council 'clean out' revealed the extent to which local government has transformed over the past 40 years.

  • Lost in the supermarket

    22 March 2016

    Andrew Muter explains how a chance conversation helped him reassess public perceptions about local government.

  • A devolution stumbling block?

    19 January 2016

    Uncertainty and lack of clarity could significantly hamper the devolution agenda. Andrew Muter explains the issues and takes some lessons from the Bard

  • A bitter sweet symphony

    30 October 2015

    Andrew Muter, chief executive of Newark & Sherwood DC, explains why the devolution agenda is in danger of descending into farce.

  • Living the new normal

    10 September 2015

    The world will not return to its pre-financial crisis state, writes chief executive of Newark and Sherwood DC, Andrew Muter.

  • Citizen leadership is a walk in the park

    14 July 2015

    Andrew Muter suggests we take a leaf out of New York's book when it comes to passing parks to the public

  • Electoral burden

    26 May 2015

    Returning officers and election administrators are reviewing the experience and drawing out lessons from what went right and what went wrong with administering the national and local elections, writes Andrew Muter.

  • Clubbable councils

    09 April 2015

    Creation of a Combined Authority is a matter of building trust through the investment of time and engagement among leaders, writes Andrew Muter.

  • Budget pancake race

    17 February 2015

    Navigating the challenges of post-recession British public service requires collaborative leadership to ensure budgeting supports the cultural transformation we need, argues Andrew Muter.

  • Viking talk

    27 October 2014

    SOLACE could do worse than take inspiration from the ethical code of the Norsemen to embed local government leadership that creates public good writes, Andrew Muter.

  • We must fix the system

    10 September 2014

    Newark and Sherwood chief warns blame game could overshadow urgent need to fix systemic failures exposed in Rotherham.