So, this whole LEP business – how has it been for you? To begin with, the Pickles/Cable letter of invitation got some people quite excited.
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I was born into local government and brought up to love it. Not its pomposity, ceremony or status but its capacity to change peoples lives.
Anthony Woods Waters reports on a burgeoning relationship between the US city of Little Rock and Newcastle upon Tyne
Question. What do current local government reforms, and the context in which they are unfolding, have in common with the late 1960s and early 70s?
Back in 2005, when I started the Mind the Gap campaign, an ever increasing void had developed between elected representatives and the electors themselves.
Powers to tackle public health issues are being handed down to the local level. But will it bring about the fundamental shift needed to finally tackle inequality? Clare Goff reports
He’s championed localism from the outside, now James Morris has the chance to drive it from the centre. Clare Goff meets him
Our first Bright Idea comes from Jon Farquhar Simpkin who outlines his vision for a new breed of cooperative
Entrepreneur Paul Barry-Walsh firmly believes it’s time government took a back seat and left it to charities like his own to support the disadvantaged. Clare Goff meets him
Infrastructure is a common goal in successful European cities. It’s time we followed suit, says Nicholas Falk