Tom Lloyd Goodwin

  • Combined recipe for healthy communities

    20 March 2024

    Tom Lloyd Goodwin highlights a programme designed to deliver more insight into mayoral combined authorities’ efforts to improve health, and to look at how these could be scaled to achieve more impact.

  • Does it work? Measuring impact for community wealth building

    26 April 2023

    A new paper shows that community wealth building in the city of Preston is having a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of its residents, says Tom Lloyd Goodwin.

  • Don’t wait for Westminster: Start building better lives

    29 March 2023

    It is still unclear how Labour intend to deliver a more inclusive economic future than the current Government. But, as Tom Lloyd Goodwin says, the answers are apparent in the work of local organisations in places across the UK.

  • Looking beyond growth

    02 November 2022

    Ahead of CLES’s Community Wealth Building Summit this month, Tom Lloyd Goodwin says local economic development practice can change and is already changing.

  • Buying  benefits for communities

    07 December 2021

    Associate director of CLES Tom Lloyd Goodwin looks at how the quest for social value is being approached through making the most of opportunities within local 'anchor institutions'.

  • We need a complete overhaul of who owns and delivers adult social care

    07 September 2021

    Proposals to fund social care through National Insurance Contributions are not only wrongheaded but they miss the wider point of what ails the sector, argues Tom Lloyd Goodwin.

  • Building wealth from within

    10 August 2021

    Tom Lloyd Goodwin traces community wealth-building from its origins 13 years ago to the present, to both deepen understanding of the approach and inspire the uninitiated to take their first steps.

  • Paint your town a rainbow

    02 June 2021

    Helen Power and Tom Lloyd Goodwin look at what can be learned from a new book telling the story of CLES’s collaborative work in Preston on a bespoke approach to community wealth building.

  • Local elections 2021: Ideas for new administrations

    10 May 2021

    Tom Lloyd Goodwin of CLES lays out eight approaches to tackling the range of problems that threaten to overwhelm the in-trays of new local government and devolved administrations.

  • Economic recovery and reform: the role of community power

    22 May 2020

    The resurgence of community action has been impressive and needs to be seen as a ‘power source’ to build back a better economy, say Tom Lloyd Goodwin and Neil McInroy.