Councils and COVID-19: The Response Edition #3 Charlotte Morgan, Senior Policy Researcher, NLGN, April 9, 2020

Local authorities are indispensable in our current crisis and are therefore under enormous pressure. They manage the public services that people are increasingly reliant on, support the most vulnerable people in our communities, and hold information that keeps local people safe and informed. In this time of great uncertainty, councils are taking new, radical and […]

Councils and COVID-19: The Response Edition #3
Councils and covid-19: The response Edition #2 Charlotte Morgan, Senior Policy Researcher, NLGN, April 3, 2020

Local authorities are indispensable in our current crisis and are therefore under enormous pressure. They manage the public services that people are increasingly reliant on, support the most vulnerable people in our communities, and hold information that keeps local people safe and informed. In this time of great uncertainty, councils are taking new, radical and […]

Councils and covid-19: The response Edition #2
Councils and covid-19: The response Edition #1 Charlotte Morgan, Senior Policy Researcher, NLGN, March 27, 2020

Local authorities are indispensable in our current crisis and are therefore under enormous pressure. They manage the public services that people are increasingly reliant on, support the most vulnerable people in our communities, and hold information that keeps local people safe and informed. In this time of great uncertainty, councils are taking new, radical and […]

Councils and covid-19: The response Edition #1
By spreading blame for covid-19, we forget where the real power lies Luca Tiratelli, Policy Researcher, NLGN, March 27, 2020

These are unsettling times – there is much to fear and much to lament. But of all the developments of the last few weeks, the one that I’ve found most head-in-hands-depressing is the emerging phenomenon of ordinary people blaming each other for the situation we all now find ourselves in. It is a trend that […]

By spreading blame for covid-19, we forget where the real power lies
The pandemic asks big questions of our economy. Now is the time to answer them. Adam Lent, Director, NLGN, March 20, 2020

Adam Lent argues we need to start thinking now about a post-pandemic plan focused on building stronger communities and a resilient economy. As is often the case with a crisis, Britain is channeling the Second World War. Talk of emergency measures, Blitz spirit and rationing abounds. So, with apologies for exacerbating the retro feel, I’m […]

The pandemic asks big questions of our economy. Now is the time to answer them.