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.

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

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 ...

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 ...


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Local Government

Industrial strategy and the role of place

Last month, CSaP hosted a roundtable discussion to explore the potential of the Cambridge technology cluster in the context of the UK’s Industrial Strategy.