Jonathan House

Jonathan House

Jonathan House is government and public sector partner at PWC
  • Five success factors for delivering a fair recovery

    02 June 2021

    PwC has identified five success factors it believes are crucial to levelling up the UK, say Jonathan House and Ben Pykett. It’s time to take a broader approach to growth, they believe.

  • Seizing the opportunity

    18 March 2021

    Local authorities are setting their own devolution agenda, showing there’s no need to wait for the White Paper to push ahead, argue Jonathan House and Ben Pykett of PwC.

  • Good Growth for Cities 2019: Shaping an inclusive new narrative for UK cities

    12 November 2019

    One of the most interesting things about taking the public’s perspective to measure city success is that the results are not always what we’d expect, says Jonathan House.

  • Renewing the focus on growth

    24 September 2019

    We need a refreshed and re-energised emphasis on the role councils can play in supporting place-based growth, explains Jonathan House

  • Can technology help secure the future for local authorities?

    06 June 2018

    Following the annual Local State We're In survey, PwC's Jonathan House says councils face a tougher test than ever, but remain optimistic.

  • Reorganisation hopefuls should focus on place over structure

    04 October 2017

    Delays to announcements about the future of local government reorganisation have left councils frustrated, but Jonathan House argues structural changes alone are not the answer.

  • The local state we are in – and where to go from here

    29 June 2017

    Fresh off the heels of PwC's 'Local State We're In' survey, Jonathan House looks at how local government can respond to the new sets of challenges it is faced with - from cyber attacks to public sector reform.

  • Good growth for cities

    13 December 2016

    While quarterly GDP growth figures and headlines on economic recovery make the news, the figures don’t always chime with the experience and everyday lives of ordinary people, as Jonathan House explains

  • An open door for service reform?

    01 June 2016

    Jonathan House analyses the results of a poll of local government chief executives and explains what the findings reveal about the cultural shift councils are striving for

  • Addressing devolution’s engagement deficit

    03 November 2015

    In light of startling research into the public's engagement with devolution, Jonathan House examines why local and central government must improve how it addresses communities

  • Let’s stick together

    17 July 2015

    As the Cities and Local Government Bill makes its way through the houses of parliament, local authorities should be working together more than ever, according to PWCs Jonathan House.