Lord Bob Kerslake

  • UK Shared Prosperity Fund: there is time to put flaws right

    19 April 2022

    Lord Bob Kerslake says the UK Shared Prosperity Fund has fallen short on all of his three key tests of matching the scale of EU funding, delivering the Government's levelling up ambitions and advancing devolution.

  • It’s time to secure the future of social care, says Lord Bob Kerslake

    07 May 2021

    Lord Bob Kerslake hands on the presidency of the LGA to Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson in July. The social care system and its funding is an urgent priority that must be addressed now, he believes.

  • A toolkit for good governance

    09 March 2021

    Launched this week, a new framework for examining complex local governance challenges focused on behaviours and culture provides a ‘common language’ to talk about risk, says Lord Bob Kerslake.

  • A review to learn lessons not lay blame

    27 July 2020

    Swift and focused reviews of local decision-making in response to the pandemic should be democratically-led by the overview and scrutiny function, says Sir Bob Kerslake.

  • Go big or go home

    03 March 2020

    Chair of the UK2070 Commission into spatial inequalities Lord Bob Kerslake says everyone will lose if we fail to tackle the widening productivity and wealth gap.