Deborah Cadman, chief executive, West Midlands Combined Authority
We are in a period of great challenge for local government but look between the lines and there are opportunities.
Deborah Cadman on leadershipSubscription
The first half of 2017 has shown little let up from the unforeseen, dramatic and often tragic events that marked 2016.
Theresa May must continue to empower local areas Subscription
Suffolk CC’s Deborah Cadman says the new prime minister must continue to devolve power
This summer Suffolk will bid for devolutionSubscription
Deborah Cadman says Suffolk’s various public agencies want a new model of working with central government
Locally, we want more flexibility and autonomy, says chief executive Deborah Cadman
We need a new model of public sector leadershipSubscription
Resource pressures will be a long-term reality for the public sector, says Suffolk chief executive Deborah Cadman
The public sector will be smaller in the future, but its role in assuring the quality of services will grow, says Suffolk CC’s Deborah Cadman