Devolution, housing and growth

The central government policy of devolution brings new challenges and opportunities to local governments, from tackling social housing needs to developing sustainable transport and improving the local economy through increased business and employment opportunities.

Local Government

How can research benefit housing policy?

With the prospect of devolution on the horizon and the greater local power that it would entail, attendees at a recent CSaP Policy Workshop on Cambridgeshire housing policy ...

Local Government

Devolution and inclusive economic growth: Lessons from Manchester

On Thursday 4 May 2017, Greater Manchester will elect its first Mayor. The creation of a directly elected Mayor is part of the process of devolving more political ...

Local government

A case study by Tom Tolfree, Senior Economic Adviser at the Department for Communities and Local Government

Tom's meetings during his Policy Fellowship led to new ideas on housing policy.

Local Government

The benefits and challenges of devolution in the UK

The promise of local governance is to bring politics closer to the people; making it more accountable to the local community. At a recent CSaP event, Policy Fellow ...


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Local government

A case study by Andrew Lightfoot, Strategic Director Public Service Reform, Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Inspired by his CSaP Policy Fellowship, Andrew Lightfoot has worked to develop better relationships between local government and Manchester's universities.