Barry Lewis

  • To truly ‘level -up’ we need to power up counties

    02 March 2020

    Today a new report  argues that the ‘levelling up’ agenda cannot bypass county areas. Cllr Barry Lewis  says that ‘if done right, this agenda would move beyond overly-simple north-south divides and would focus on all areas that require expenditure’.

  • Why we back exec leaders

    13 March 2019

    Cllr Barry Lewis and Cllr Andrew Proctor outline why Derbyshire CC and Norfolk CC have replaced the traditional chief executive position with a system where the council leaders have a more corporate leadership role