Crises to continue as we lurch towards a General Election

The MJ's 24-hour Future Forum summit cantered through a collection of catastrophes, says Heather Jameson. 'Perhaps we ought to conclude that watching local government is more like the Anatomy of a Fall. But at least it’s not quite Oppenheimer. Yet.'

Everything, Everywhere, All at Once appeared to be the theme of last week's MJ Future Forum, as local authorities grappled with the growing perma-polycrisis.

Throughout the 24-hour summit, we cantered through a collection of catastrophes covering health, social care, housing, finance and the cost of living… you name it.

Heather Jameson

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