What can local gov expect from 2018?

Jonathan Carr-West, chief executive at the Local Government Information Unit, looks at the likely trends for local government in the new year

Propagating political power

Six new mayors were elected to lead the combined authority in their region on 4 May. GB looks at the leaders, and what their priorities are

A county council perspective for 2017

Cllr Philip Atkins outlines his hopes for the new year, including fairer funding for county authorities, the LGFS and social care

Recognising the potential in our cities

Cllr Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council and chair of Core Cities UK, explains why the answers to many post-Brexit questions lie in our cities

May’s U-turn on mayors

Following reports that regional mayor plans are to be scrapped, Jonathan Carr-West looks at the reasons behind the possible change of policy

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The Security Event is set to be the first major exhibition to take place in the sector when it opens its doors on 7-9 September 2021 at the NEC in Birmingham and for the first time it will also encompass the National Cyber Security Show.

digitech21 will seek to demystify the increasingly complex technology landscape and will showcase a host of public sector best practice case studies and the very best solution providers, each of whom are helping organisations to transform and improve the way in which the public sector delivers services to the citizen.

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