Chris Tambini

  • Whitehall needs to up its game

    14 June 2022

    Adult social care and special education reforms are examples of Whitehall departments' poor policy development and implementation, says Chris Tambini.

  • Adult social care reform costings need probing further

    04 May 2022

    The level of underfunding currently being modelled for the reform of adult social care has the potential to push many authorities into crises and do the same to care providers, with major implications for vulnerable people, says Chris Tambini.

  • Assume the brace position

    29 March 2022

    The real impact of the cost of living crisis is yet to really unfold and, as for council finances, we probably need to brace ourselves for a tough few years, says Chris Tambini.

  • The implications of war for the world and our public services

    22 March 2022

    Chris Tambini outlines the four main implications of the war in Ukraine for UK public services.

  • The levelling up of local government funding is long overdue

    09 February 2022

    The system for funding local services is desperately in need of root and branch reform and a half-hearted fair funding review will just store up even bigger problems for the future, says Chris Tambini.

  • A model for change

    06 September 2017

    Byron Rhodes argues the need for a shake-up of the local government funding model, and Chris Tambini outlines Leicestershire CC’s radical proposals.