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

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.

Health, environment and the future of cities

A case study by Jane Kennedy, Research Business Manager at London Borough of Newham

Jane's Policy Fellowship helped her to improve council evaluations, leading to a positive impact on the development of professional practice.

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

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

What's next for devolution in England?

Why does it matter that we should have devolution in England? What has happened to English devolution over the past year? These are just two of the questions ...