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Blog Posts (35)
Much has been written about how ‘whole place’ community budgets are being received in Whitehall. But what does a community budget actually look like?
My benchmarks to help decipher the post-election spin
The Budget confounded expectations on city deals. What can we learn from Greater Manchester’s success?
Ministers’ conduct over councils’ decision on whether or not to put up council tax has been shabby - my lead article from last week’s magazine
My column from this week’s magazine feature on councils that have done away with - and then reinstated - the role of chief executive
Dan Drillsma-Milgrom contributes to:
Comment on: Stunell benefit comments 'misleading'
It should. Apologies to all. Now corrected.
OED definition of rebellion: 1. armed resistance to an established government or ruler. 2. defiance of authority or control Ok, so they're not technically armed...
Comment on: Council leader to fight Inverclyde for Labour
Now corrected. Our sincere apologies. Dan Drillsma-Milgrom
Comment on: Shared chief given go-ahead
Duly amended. Heads hanging in shame.
Comment on: Why one size sometimes fits all
Thanks Chris. Wasn't suggesting the public data panel is an LGA body. But the similarities in approach when it comes to data standards should be apparent. And what can I say? The LGA consultation is entitled "Sector Self Regulation and Improvement".