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Can smart cities pass the dog s*** test?Subscription

22 February, 2019 By Jimmy Nicholls

Incremental, practical technology projects will secure citizens’ support for big reform.

The chief role is still under pressureSubscription

21 February, 2019 By

A commentary on the findings of the latest LGC salary tracker

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The local difficulties facing the new Independent partySubscription

20 February, 2019 By

Commentary on a momentous week in British politics

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Electoral victory gives no mandate for misogynySubscription

19 February, 2019 By

Commentary on female officers speaking out against misogyny


Councils must set an example as society faces a toxic realitySubscription

18 February, 2019 By

Commentary on LGC’s research into bullying and harassment in local government

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The depressing tale of New York and Amazon should make us warySubscription

15 February, 2019 By

Commentary on a cautionary story from the US which should be heeded by our councils