Technocratic meddling versus transformative, value-led change.
Local Government Archives - NewStart
What will be the impact of Brexit on Northern Ireland’s border areas?
Combined authorities are pooling resources to improve air quality
Areas will need a more comprehensive economic development strategy once they retain business rates locally
New Start, NEF and CLES spent 2016 visiting ten UK cities to map and activate alternative approaches to local economic development. Here we launch our findings and challenge cities to commit to a ‘good’ local economics
It’s time to rethink local spending priorities
Councils need to ingrain democratic engagement in devolution processes
Local government needs to align its policies and processes
Listening to the people
Adrian McCreesh, director of business and communities at Mid Ulster Council, talks about the region’s natural entrepreneurialism and the need for a stronger social sector