A group of ten Conservative MPs from the 2019 intake has today set out an ambitious blueprint for the future of housing to rethink the social and economic role of housing over the next decade. The proposals are contained in a post-Budget essay collection entitled “Valuing Housing, Improving Lives’ and encompass how housing policy and […]
Neo-localism isn’t a neologism. It has been in use for some time in human geography circles. A quick google search tells you it was coined by Wes Flack and refers to the idea of promoting and preserving community identities and cultures. Wanting to place it into a UK political context, we have what you might […]
To some health and social care integration offers the ‘holy grail’ of financial sustainability. To others it is a way of moving the locus of care away from the acute sector and towards the community. A minority even suggest it is an attempt by one service to take over the other. Amongst the many rationales […]
The current mental health system is failing children and young people. Whilst in almost all areas of health and care reform the dominant trend is to encourage people to be more independent and resilient, in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), something has gone badly wrong. This report argues for reform of the mental […]
This report argues that the government should reverse its plans to double the current amount of free childcare for three and four year olds of ‘working families’ to thirty hours. Instead, our proposals recommend that free childcare should be expanded on a means-tested basis providing low-income families fifteen hours free childcare for one year olds and an additional fifteen hours […]
This report makes the case for greater local flexibility in the health and care service, calling on Government to devolve greater powers to local areas in health devolution deals.
This pamphlet outlines the key themes to come out of a Localis roundtable discussion with senior government and business stakeholders.
Localis has published an essay collection on the future of healthcare. Contributors include Stephen Dorrell, Sir John Oldham and Cllr Philip Atkins.
Localis in partnership with Anchor, have launched a major new report that explores the failures of the health and social care system
Localis’ latest policy platform looks into the urgent need for new ideas and social care funding reform.