Will Godfrey is chief executive of Newport City Council
Reinvigorating local democracy
A conference in Newport this week looked at the future of democracy. Will Godfrey emphasises the city’s ‘proud history of making its voice heard’ and says the role and influence of local government is now more important than ever
How Clear thinking can develop your performance
Will Godfrey looks at how a new approach to his council’s annual appraisal process is proving a good example of how changing the status quo can inspire effective culture change for any organisation.
Hosting the NATO summit last month put Newport firmly on the map, says Will Godfrey.