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What local communities need

Labour’s landmark 2017 manifesto declared Labour to be ‘the party of devolution’ and promised to hand power back to communities. Expanding community asset transfers (CATs) would help us to live this creed, acting as a catalyst to empower our communities...

The transformative effect

Not everyone wants to devolve decision making, maybe they see it as too difficult, or they have a very clear view of what a community should accept and nothing is going to change their mind.

Maybe sometimes people struggle with the...

More sustainable neighbourhoods

I recently volunteered to serve on the governing body of the infant school that is now firing the imagination of our third child as she embarks on her educational journey. My motivation – other than wanting to pay back the...

Mobilising the yet to be mobilised

Now more than ever, politics is local. The importance of people having control over their own lives has rarely been as salient as now.

The opportunities for local leaders to meet this need should be grasped by all of us with...

Keeping it local

When Theresa May called a snap general election, it was supposed to call time on one of the most tumultuous periods in our political history. Politics has barely paused to catch breath since 23 June last year, when Britain’s political...

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