‘Councils have a responsibility to seek the best value for money for their residents, and spending on energy should be no different.’
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The authority making the largest investments in solar is Forest Heath District Council which has invested £16m.
Payment by results can play a ’valuable role in social investment’ and help to define ‘what successful service delivery should mean for an individual’.
Only by working to an outcomes based approach, beyond silo and sectors, will local interventions succeed in difficult economic and political times.
‘Reducing the complexity of Lep geographies is good for business and local economies.’
‘We don’t want to just give the community a set of keys and find out two years later that the project has failed.’
‘This is the most exciting and ambitious council home building programme in London.’
Almost two thirds of council leaders and chief executives think Brexit will have either a negative or very negative impact on the local economy.
The Government risks ‘sleep walking’ into a system where the ‘scope for local discretion is being slowly eroded’.
‘We are delighted to see the change which a more progressive approach has enabled.’