Goodbye 2016 and hello to another turbulent year

By Heather Jameson | 13 December 2016
  • Heather Jameson

I imagine very few in local government will lament the demise of 2016, a year typified by political turmoil, cuts, financial fears and the increasing reality of the graph of doom.

We are a nation divided. Communities cleaved by race or religion, political extremes and Brexit allegiances. Separated by educational attainment – or lack of it – economic success or failure and the digital divide. A gaping chasm of complex social issues which need to be bridged.

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