Shazia Hussain

  • Putting Brent’s residents at the heart of climate action

    02 March 2022

    Brent LBC introduced resident-led decision making on how to spend local money to cut carbon emissions. Shazia Hussain explains the thinking behind the trailblazing Participatory Budgeting approach.

  • More autonomy for councils is crucial

    25 August 2020

    Brent’s independent Poverty Commission report recommends enhanced powers and finances for councils. Councils have earned their place, says Shazia Hussain.