What's next for devolution?
FINANCE

What's next for devolution?

By Kate Kennally | 20 May 2024

Kate Kennally says widening and deepening devolution should be on the agenda for the next government – giving local leaders the tools to build strong foundations for a fair and prosperous UK.

ECONOMIC GROWTH

'There's no national growth without local growth'

By Greg Clark | 19 February 2024

With an eye on the upcoming Budget and the General Election, Greg Clark outlines why local govern...

ECONOMIC GROWTH

The search for the Holy Grail of growth

By Michael Burton | 19 February 2024

In an exclusive interview, Lord Heseltine, the longstanding advocate of elected mayors, tells Mic...

ECONOMIC GROWTH

Why regional policy failed

By Ann McGauran | 30 October 2023

A report looks at the lessons from in-depth interviews with experts on why UK regional policy has...

ECONOMIC GROWTH

Uncertainty hangs over funding for growth projects

By Martin Ford | 16 October 2023

Councils have voiced fresh concerns as they remain in the dark over future funding for responsibi...

ECONOMIC GROWTH

Devolution: keeping it local, making it work

By Trevor Holden | 23 August 2023

The current drive to move things to upper tier authorities in two tier areas runs a real risk of ...

ECONOMIC GROWTH

Collaborative growth engines

By Tim Pope | 21 August 2023

Irrespective of the model for delivering the functions of LEPs,  transferring responsibility into...

ECONOMIC GROWTH

Collaboration is key to harnessing growth

By Cllr Sam Chapman-Allen | 14 August 2023

The very function of local government is to be close to the people and communities it serves, say...

ECONOMIC GROWTH

Making an effective LEP from enterprise partnership to local government

By Alun Hughes | 14 July 2023

Upper-tier local authorities have the necessary strategic scale and powers to convert any nationa...

WHITEHALL

Level measures

By Jonathan Werran | 04 July 2023

Localis’s research into the potential for public service integration to underpin the delivery of ...

HEALTH

Lessons from the Building Better Opportunities programme

By Graham Duxbury | 09 May 2023

Learning the lessons from the Building Better Opportunities programme will be crucial if we’re go...