Learning the lessons from Covid
COVID

Learning the lessons from Covid

By Davide Vampa | 22 July 2024

The first report of the UK Covid inquiry signals that the sidelining of local government alongside complicated governance held back pandemic preparedness, say Ed Turner and Davide Vampa

COVID

Worry less about black swans, focus on grey rhinos

By Barry Quirk CBE | 19 July 2024

The studied critique of the Covid-19 Inquiry should encourage policymakers to pay more attention ...

HEALTH

Working to create healthier communities

By GLL’s Joseph Rham | 19 June 2024

Against a backdrop of worsening health inequalities and mental health problems, it is heartening ...

POLICY AND POLITICS

Mission: Possible

By Andrew Greenway | 05 June 2024

Work is underway to develop a practical solution, in collaboration with local authorities, for de...

WHITEHALL

EXCLUSIVE: Councils given 100,000 asylum housing target

By EXCLUSIVE by Mark Conrad | 21 May 2024

Councils have been told to identify an extra 100,000 bedspaces for asylum seekers this year amid ...

ENVIRONMENT

Restoring resilience

15 May 2024

Councils need to own the leadership of the response to extreme weather events and should argue th...

FINANCE

Making economic development a statutory duty for councils would be a rare win-win

By Abdool Kara | 06 March 2024

The sector wants to make economic development services a statutory duty for councils. Abdool Kara...

SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP OF MUNICIPAL AUTHORITIES

The impact of ending the Household Support Fund would be disastrous

By Cllr Sir Stephen Houghton | 28 February 2024

The Household Support Fund is a crucial way for councils to help residents with the costs of livi...

LONDON COUNCILS

Devolution has transformed the way local services work together in London

By Alison Griffin | 19 February 2024

There has been an explosion of collaboration across the capital, says Alison Griffin. 'Twenty-fou...

DEVOLUTION

It's time for a 'big bang' to fix our workforce

By Heather Jameson | 06 February 2024

'There is a need to rethink workloads across the public sector, to harness new technologies to do...

INFRASTRUCTURE

Place shapers wanted

By Pete John | 06 February 2024

George Agyemang and Pete John of Penna share their experiences over the past few years on the lea...

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Nottinghamshire County Council

Head of Integrated Commissioning & System Development

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Royal Borough of Greenwich

Director of Resources

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Chippenham Town Council