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The Commission on 2020 Public Services and others who joined the debate talk about the future of public services.
Video created by Ashish Prashar
At the launch of our latest report, 2020 Public Safety: Opportunities for Reform, 2020 Commissioner Clare Tickell discussed the findings of the publication with 2020 Commissioner Ben Page and Jen Byrne, Director of Justice Development at A4e.
Chair of the 2020 Public Services Commission talks about his blueprint for public services reform; the coalition' record so far; NHS management cuts; and the outlook for further education.
At the launch of our latest report, 2020 Welfare: Life, Work, Locality, 2020 Commissioner Bridget Rosewell discussed the findings of the publication with Professor Gerry Stoker & Charlotte Alldritt researcher to the Commission.
Cllr David Parsons CBE, Leader of Leicestershire County Council, Chairman of the LGA Improvement Board & Deputy Chair of the LGA, talks about our LGA Conference fringe event, More for Less Budgets - a new deal for cities and counties on localism and deficit reduction.
COPD: Cautiously Optimistic about Payment on Delivery
About 15% of people my age have a long term condition. A little over two years ago I developed COPD: Cautiously Optimistic about Payment on Delivery, and have been unable to rid myself of the affliction. Thus having published Better Outcomes, a report exploring the what, where and why of payment-by-outcome, I and several colleagues ... more »
the condition of conditionality
Interesting contrast in a couple of news stories coming from the states in the last few days. On the one hand, portents in the Guardian of a difficult 2 years for President Obama in the face of a Republican controlled Congress. On the other, a piece in the New York Times on falling inequality in ... more »
Local Identity – the photographic evidence?
Last night I was speaking at the mining institute in Newcastle at a roundtable discussing themes from LOCAL – a book my Dad and I published recently. The book is a mix of photography (based on an artist-in-residence period at Cumbria County Council), and text (an essay on local politics & identity), and the roundtable ... more »