A bill that will introduce an infrastructure funding mechanism that is intended to allow English local authorities to unlock stalled regeneration schemes will be launched today, communities secretary Eric Pickles has announced.
Localis Chief Executive, Alex Thomson took part in a debate on BBC Coventry & Warwickshires Shane O’Connor’s Breakfast Show.
The public and the voluntary sector remain confused about David Cameron’s flagship Big Society idea, MPs say.
It’s time to take the rubbish out of the Christmas break says Alex Thomson.
More than 20 local transport projects with an overall value of 500m will receive fresh funding from the government as it tries to boost infrastructure spending, the Financial Times has learnt.
We need to build more houses, a lot more. And the governments housing strategy, with its panoply of policies, makes clear that they know it. But could it be another government policy that opens the door to local authorities playing a major part in house building?
Local authority leaders have questioned whether the dismantling of the housing revenue account subsidy system will allow councils to start building large numbers of homes.
The Kent Health Commission has been set up to demonstrate how latest health reforms can be made to work for the benefit of all. Alex Thomson explains
A key plan setting out how the government intends to implement its flagship public services reform agenda has been delayed until the new year, the Cabinet Office has confirmed.
Councils can ‘nudge’ communities into creating cleaner, greener neighbourhoods, including how to tackle ice and snow during the winter months argues Dominic Rustecki from Localis.