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

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 ...

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

It’s important not to be a climate change zealot

In the penultimate seminar of the Christ’s Climate Seminar Series, Rebecca Willis, Independent Environmental Researcher, discusses the findings of a collaborative research project to investigate how politicians think ...

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.


As of 1st April 2018, a new LEP will be created that is directly linked into @CambsPboroCA to create a more effect……

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Next Monday is the launch of the Greater Manchester Charter Supporter Network. We will be marking it at this……

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Local Government

Developing a new approach to how we value and price environmental public goods

CSaP worked with the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs to organise a Policy Workshop to explore the challenges associated with the design of England’s new Environmental ...