Cllr Iain Malcolm
Is it time for elective surgery?
A move to an increasingly or even completely postal-based vote is one possible solution to the problem of a COVID-19 local election, argues leader of South Tyneside MBC Cllr Iain Malcolm.
Caring where it matters most
Cllr Iain Malcolm says South Tyneside MBC has worked fast to support care homes during the pandemic, but emergency funding ‘falls far short of what we will need to meet additional costs’.
A better future for older people
Shrinking budgets have not stopped South Tyneside from finding innovative solutions to supporting local care. Cllr Iain Malcolm explains the council’s ‘whole system change’ approach
Tyne to plan for a healthier future
Cllr Iain Malcolm explains how South Tyneside has taken a bold, collaborative approach to integrate its health and social care services for the benefit of the area
Raising the standard
Cllr Iain Malcolm explains how South Tyneside MBC has risen to the challenge of the Decent Homes programme and the knock-on benefits to tenants’ health and wellbeing