Digging deep for change
The pandemic has not resulted in the big changes required to protect health and drive widespread transformation, says Neil McInroy.
Economic recovery and reform: the role of community power
The resurgence of community action has been impressive and needs to be seen as a ‘power source’ to build back a better economy, say Tom Lloyd Goodwin and Neil McInroy.
How are councils responding the COVID-19 crisis?
CLES is collecting details of local authorities’ innovative and exceptional measures to support people through the COVID-19 crisis, says Neil McInroy.
‘Things will not get better: We need radical action’
Neil McInroy argues that a crisis in children’s and adults’ services calls for ‘a new spirit of action which challenges economic and political power’.
Levelling up needs to get real - but so does our response to it
We need ‘deep reform and reorder rather than the rhetoric of levelling up from Westminster’, argues chief executive of CLES Neil McInroy.
Building an inclusive economy in Kirklees
Neil McInroy and Cllr Shabir Pandor explain how Kirklees’ new approach to economic development in the borough is informing the council’s inclusive growth agenda.
Making best use of your assets
Paul O’Brien and Neil McInroy discuss how the effective use of local authority assets in town centres can help make local economies more resilient