Jason Longhurst

  • Climate Challenge - how is the public sector measuring up?

    14 February 2020

    Jason Longhurst asks if the local government sector is genuinely leading on and investing in the climate challenge – ‘or resting on pledges and platitudes, with lists of words rather than actions’.

  • Thinking business

    23 August 2017

    Jason Longhurst explains how Central Bedfordshire Council's commercial thinking has helped to attract businesses to the area, create jobs and allowing the council to reinvest in services.

  • Getting your clause into new housing

    29 November 2016

    Jason Longhurst reflects on Central Bedfordshire’s implementation of a Five Year Delivery Clause for developers applying for planning permission on residential schemes.