Research Project

2020: Public Visions for Local Governance

The result of a joint project undertaken by NLGN and the Office for Public Management, this report explores public visions for local governance in the year 2020. It describes four key scenarios emerging from the Visioning Conferences, ‘Twin Track Society’, ‘Global Forces’, ‘Strong Communities’ and ‘Environmental Quality’, the governance solutions proposed and the implications these results may have for local governance in the future.