Opinion

    Getting districts ‘match fit’ for the global stage

    By John Fuller | January 21, 2020

    The District Councils’ Network (DCN) annual conference in Warwick will provide a golden opportunity to shape our post-Brexit future, says Cllr John Fuller.

    ‘There can be and will be no complacency’

    By Joanne Roney | January 23, 2020

    Joanne Roney says that while addressing past failures is ‘very necessary’, we must not lose sight of ‘how radically our approach to tackling child sexual exploitation has been strengthened’ since Operation Augusta.

    Let’s tell a new story

    By Graham Allen | January 21, 2020

    Graham Allen says a focus on social care being solely about getting people out of hospital only diverts attention from keeping as many people as possible away from unnecessary admission.

    Learning from two different governance systems

    By John O'Brien | January 21, 2020

    With elections looming in 2020, it is a topical moment to think about what we can learn from the combined authority structures and from London's governance system, says John O'Brien. What works best?

 
 

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