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Sally Talbot, vice chair and policy team member, Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee

Austerity is at odds with our recycling targets Subscription Required

17-Dec-2014 | By Sally Talbot

Sally Talbot says the growth of recycling has plateaued and cuts will only make things worse

Robin Hambleton, professor of city leadership, University of the West of England, and author of Leading the Inclusive City (Policy Press)

Osborne’s devo deals are centralisation in disguise Subscription Required

15-Dec-2014 | By Robin Hambleton

Robin Hambleton says the chancellor is employing ‘divide and rule’ tactics with city councils

Devolution would help us fix the mismatch between skills and jobs Subscription Required

11-Dec-2014 | By Joanna Killian

Joanna Killian says devolution would help to align education and training with local employers’ needs

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Sandwell MBC chief executive Jan Britton

Sandwell has confidence in its radical transformation plans Subscription Required

9-Dec-2014 | By Jan Britton

Chief executive Jan Britton on the council’s Facing the Future programme

Mark Dance (Con), cabinet member for economic development, Kent CC

Returning empty homes to use is regeneration in its purest form Subscription Required

9-Dec-2014 | By Cllr Mark Dance

Kent’s Mark Dance on the success of the county’s No Use Empty initiative

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