Jo Miller, chief executive, Doncaster MBC
In English local government we often look overseas to compare our positions to those of our peers.
As the adage goes, children are our future. But if we remain in a reactive spending cycle on acute services, we aren’t giving them or ourselves much of a chance.
Those of you who’ve seen or heard my musings about gender equality might be surprised by the title of my latest LGC offering, and probably one of the most personal I’ve ever written. You shouldn’t be.
I said in my first president’s speech a year ago that I would take on the role with responsibility, passion and determination.
So the long-awaited People’s Powerhouse is nearly upon us.
Rough sleeping and homelessness has made it to the top of the newly elected metro-mayors’ agendas.
The health and social care funding challenge is well documented, with cross-sector harmony about the scale of the problem and the urgency with which it must be fixed.
Devolution on its own will do little to tackle the challenges in the spending review, writes Doncaster’s chief Jo Miller
Doncaster MBC’s Jo Miller implores the DWP to fix problems with the new benefit
Chief executive Jo Miller gives the hard facts and figures