Local government & public services
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‘Our transition to net zero must be government-led and people-powered’
Blog 10 March 2023
To achieve the UK’s net zero goals, we need a united department at the heart of Westminster, says Emily Morrison
New project tackles ‘avoidable and unfair’ health inequalities
News 15 December 2022
Linking community, health and social sectors together, Living Roots is a new collaborative programme working to improve health equity in the west London borough of Ealing.
‘In our quest for environmental sustainability, social responsibility is key’
Blog 19 October 2022
Previewing our upcoming report, Helen Goulden looks for the ‘S’ in ESG – and asks if political and economic turbulence could knock it into the long grass?
A community-led transition to net zero
Blog 27 September 2022
At the Labour Party’s annual conference, we asked how we can help the UK’s most vulnerable families participate in a fair transition to a fairer, greener future?
Family and community vulnerabilities in the transition to net zero
Publication 22 September 2022
Assessing opportunities and potential to develop policy that supports our national journey to net zero, enabling all UK communities to participate and thrive.
Helping Londoners grow skills and salaries through the cost-of-living crisis
News 15 July 2022
We’re supporting a new £2m programme, helping people across England’s capital city access employment and skills.
Neighbourhood groups are here to stay, finds campaign for community power
News 13 June 2022
As research highlights the lasting power of community action, we join MPs and campaigners in Parliament to call for legislative change
Digital solutions: tech-powered responses to 21st century crises
Publication 13 June 2022
This paper explores the potential to develop digital civic infrastructure to support our national growth and drive levelling up.
‘Putting young people in the driving seat of research can steer better youth support’
Blog 28 March 2022
Helen Goulden shares a new report, and celebrates greater participation of young people in the research sector.
‘Greater diversity among councillors matters. Here’s why.’
Blog 22 March 2022
Victoria Boelman asks what we can all do to increase the diversity of people putting themselves forward for local elections.
Response to the Levelling Up White Paper
Publication 14 February 2022
Our report addresses the ‘missions’ of the government’s Levelling Up White Paper and proposes action to work ‘radically differently’ by involving local people and communities to drive meaningful change.
Why don’t they ask us? The role of communities in levelling up
Publication 14 July 2021
How have policies and interventions for local economic development affected communities in England? As the government commits to ‘ensure no region is left behind’, our research explores what works for UK communities – and what doesn’t.
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