Time to all pull together for a joined-up future

Camden LBC leader Georgia Gould – the Labour candidate for Maida Vale and Queen’s Park - wants stabilised funding and central, regional and local government pulling together in the same direction. Heather Jameson says: 'Is it too much to ask?'

Planning conferences as governments call snap elections is not as much fun as you may hope – just ask the Local Government Association.

For think-tank New Local, its Stronger Things event may have been subject to a bit of last-minute speaker shuffling, but the looming election made it all the more relevant with all speakers keen to answer the same essay question: what should the next government do?

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