Best Practice

Action plan for Glasgow’s growth

By Cllr Frank McAveety | February 22, 2017

Last week the eight councils of the Glasgow City Region launched their joint economic action plan. Cllr Frank McAveety explains how the region is kick-starting a long-term collaboration on jobs, skills and inclusive growth.

  • A successful path

    By John Jory | February 8, 2017

    John Jory explains how Reigate & Banstead BC is working with the private sector to improve the health of its residents and generate extra income

  • Utilising regeneration’s powerful potential

    By Edward Douglas | December 13, 2016

    Edward Douglas examines how councils can make sure they make best use of existing stock to boost the life chances of estates’ residents

  • The road to recovery

    By Mark Rogers | November 29, 2016

    The recent Ofsted report into Birmingham City Council’s children’s services may have highlighted a poor service, but it is getting better, says chief executive Mark Rogers

  • Axe clunky corporatism to tackle skills shortfall

    By Stephanie Flanders | November 16, 2016

    Ahead of her speech to the London Councils Summit 2016, Stephanie Flanders argues that achieving inclusive growth will require reforms to education and key services alongside a new approach to devolution


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