Tom Symons

  • Using data to respond to COVID-19

    08 April 2020

    Tom Symons and Juan Mateos-Garcia of Nesta examine how local government can make use of data to support its own response to the COVID-19 emergency, and see three significant areas where data can be useful.


  • Data analysis is no croaking matter

    18 January 2017

    Data has sprung up the local government agenda in recent years. Tom Symons says it will take more than just good analytics if councils are going to create genuine social impact


  • Transports of delight

    09 November 2011

    Councils really need a more radical debate about how far they can go to transform transport services, say Tom Symons and Gary Mills.