This roundtable discussion considered the merits of the current benefits system and the potential alternatives. It was held jointly by Localis and Essex County Council
This roundtable focussed on the merits of the current assessment regime and how we can strengthen local accountability. This discussion forms part of a larger project looking into increasing the influence of citizens in local decision making in local politics and improving the accountability of local authorities.
Novotel Hotel, Manchester
Manchester Town Hall
Old Ship Inn, Brighton
Premier Inn Central, Bournemouth
James Morris spoke on the theme of ‘What makes local economies resilient?’ on 14th July at the CLES Summit held at The University of Manchester
Localis has held a roundtable in conjunction with Kent County Council on 23rd June in the Ideas Space: Paul Carter, Leader of Kent County Council gave a short presentation, followed by a general discussion. The key themes discussed during the roundtable were as follows: – Assessment of current system ? Successes and failures of RDAs […]
The roundtable looked to assess the reduced income and the increased spending pressures on local authorities, how they are responding and what they should do over the short and medium term.
We held an event during the CCA Conference in Oulton Hall, Leeds looking into improving the language used by local government