Jo Miller

Jo Miller is chief executive of Doncaster MBC
  • Voter ID in perspective

    04 July 2018

    Jo Miller, in her role as a returning officer, argues that Voter ID is a very expensive way to tackle a problem that is not a top priority in the UK.


  • Communications – an engaging issue

    27 June 2018

    Effective communication and engagement is a big challenge in an era of instant, accessible news. Jo Miller explains how proactivity and actually listening to people is a massive step in achieving this feat.


  • Council tax is a regressive tax - it's time to do something

    11 January 2018

    With a tax based on 1991 property values, the decks are firmly stacked against a sector that is already facing a cliff edge in 2020, writes Jo Miller.


  • UC: This is what we're doing, now DWP must respond

    10 October 2017

    Jo Miller outlines the sector's gripes with the rollout of universal credit, and outlines some of the things councils are doing locally to mitigate the impacts.


  • Meeting the modern leadership challenge

    20 September 2017

    Jo Miller says now, more than ever, we need bold and brave leaders, willing to take risks and disrupt the status quo to deliver for residents in these straitened times.


  • The People's Powerhouse ploughs ahead

    19 July 2017

    After the success of the People's Powerhouse last week, Jo Miller outlines some of the best pieces of wisdom to have emerged from the event and spells out what is next for the movement.


  • We can help you achieve your objectives, Westminster

    21 June 2017

    Jo Miller looks at the current state of the state and argues local government could make best use of the public purse because it understands the unintended consequences of Westminster policies.


  • Cyber security must be managed and understood at all levels

    24 May 2017

    It is not a question of if we will be threatened by a cyber attack, but when, writes Jo Miller.


  • Councils should be shouting from the rooftops about UC

    26 April 2017

    Jo Miller says the roll-out of Universal Credit is a scandalous waste of public money - and the sector must be more vocal about it.


  • Hear our womanly roar

    21 February 2017

    Angered by the male-dominated agenda of a Northern Powerhouse conference, Jo Miller started a rival People's Powerhouse event in the drive for equality and fairness.


  • Assessing the state of the state

    01 February 2017

    Jo Miller says local government must avoid the 'I'm alright Jack' attitude if we are going to realise a Britain that works for everyone with no one left behind.


  • Let's talk about the tricky issues

    06 December 2016

    How do we all live better and live better together? Jo Miller says we all have a part to play in the aftermath of the Casey Review.


  • Dealing with the Donald

    16 November 2016

    The result of the US presidential election shows why local government must ensure communities are engaged and involved, argues Jo Miller


  • The Monday after the Friday before

    06 October 2015

    Jo Miller looks back on a groundbreaking week for the Sheffield City Region, and explains the implications of the new devolution agreement.


  • Social media puts councils ahead of the game

    30 January 2014