Jack Airey

  • A step-change in NHS devolution

    07 July 2016

    The public vote for Brexit represented a national call to take back control. Jack Airey explains how inflexible central control over health must be countered by empowering local leaders through devolution

  • Taking back control, but at what price?

    29 June 2016

    Will councils be heard in Brexit negotiations? What next for devolution? And how will local budgets fare? Jack Airey examines the many questions posed following the referendum result

  • Corbyn's council tax dilemma

    24 March 2016

    Has Jeremy Corbyn dropped the ball on localism? Jack Airey says the Labour Party leader could do well to learn from the approach taken on council tax by his colleagues in Scotland

  • Municipal enterprise

    13 April 2015

    Local authorities should highlight their entrepreneurial flair to prove they are up to the task of delivering devolutionary growth deals, argues Jack Airey

  • Working challenges

    24 November 2014

    Local government has had to make radical changes in the last four years to cope with austerity finances, and the adaptation of a shrinking workforce has proved no exception, writes Jack Airey