George Thorley

  • Creating the new normal

    27 July 2021

    George Thorley looks at our nations’ challenges as they start to look beyond the pandemic. He argues for the strengthening of the role of local government as a key component of the new normal.

  • What have councils ever done for us?

    06 November 2019

    George Thorley sets the changing structures and responsibilities of local government in both Scotland and England in a historical context – and says councils are best placed to solve national problems.