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