professor of city leadership, University of the West of England; author, Leading the Inclusive City
Local government will want to send out a warm welcome to a new report on planning in England.
The disappointment of England losing the World Cup semi-final to Croatia last night does not undermine the fact that Gareth Southgate has raised the bar for international football management.
Innovative local authorities are breaking new ground in working with their local universities. But town-gown collaboration needs a rocket boost if its potential benefits are to be fully realised.
Earlier this month Donald Trump endorsed anti-Muslim hate videos manufactured by extremist right-wing pressure group Britain First, which has been described by our prime minister as a “hateful organisation”.
Earlier this month I chaired a husting for the West of England metro-mayor.
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‘May must come up with a new devolution plan’Subscription
What would happen if the government decided to put the English devolution timetable back by a year?
Robin Hambleton says the current timetable does not allow room for proper consideration
Power in England is being restructured. Local authorities are working hard to invent new and more effective arrangements for sub-national governance.
Robin Hambleton says the four Labour mayors elected last week have pledged to focus on social justice