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Ann McGauran

Ann McGauran

Journalist and content editor with 20+ years specialising in public policy. Still learning.

Articles by Ann McGauran

King's Speech: OBR handed beefed-up scrutiny role

By Ann McGauran | 17 July 2024

The Government has put fiscal stability in the form of a Budget Responsibility Bill at the heart ...

Forging ahead with optimism

By Ann McGauran | 03 July 2024

Labour’s Dame Meg Hillier talks to Ann McGauran about doing slow politics, the ‘big nasties’ any ...

Next government 'should bring big cities up to par with G7 peers'

By Ann McGauran | 12 June 2024

The incoming government should put big cities outside London at the heart of a national mission t...

Stronger Things: 'Go deeper to deal with the age of division'

By Ann McGauran | 04 June 2024

Using community power to tackle highly polarised local problems requires ‘going deeper and deeper...

Probing the profit motive

By Ann McGauran | 04 June 2024

The County Councils’ Network has set out a blueprint for sustainable council services, including...

Solving the price hike challenge

By Ann McGauran | 04 June 2024

Soaring demand for children’s care placements has driven a culture of profiteering providers and ...

Stronger Things: Real interest in community power at the top of Labour

By Ann McGauran | 04 June 2024

There is ‘real interest and engagement’ among Labour politicians nationally in community power al...

Making a resilient start

By Ann McGauran | 21 May 2024

Ann McGauran talks to ADEPT’s new president Ann Carruthers about the need for resilience and the ...

Breaking bullying's grip

By Ann McGauran | 13 May 2024

The acceleration of inappropriate behaviour in town and parish councils is leaving staff in fear ...

Call for action on the adult care workforce

By Ann McGauran | 22 April 2024

Ensuring care staff gain parity of esteem with the NHS and are valued by the public top the wish ...