PLACE-BASED HEALTH: A POSITION PAPER December 16, 2015

The paper sets out the potential of reimagining health as place-based, and lays out the challenge for the Place-Based Health Commission, chaired by Lord Victor Adebowale.

PLACE-BASED HEALTH: A POSITION PAPER
Picking up Signs, Not Pieces December 10, 2015

Supported by: In collaboration with Action for Children, NLGN hosted three roundtable discussions on the role of local government in supporting parents. The first two discussions were held with councillors at the Labour and Conservative party conferences, and the last was held with practitioners and officers in London. This paper is the outcome of these […]

Picking up Signs, Not Pieces
Osborne’s Long Term Plan at Risk from Demographic Challenge November 25, 2015

Simon Parker, Director of local government think tank NLGN responds to the 2015 Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR): “George Osborne has set out a spending review for balancing the nation’s books, but his plans for deep council cuts show he is in denial about the challenges Britain’s demographics pose to hard-pressed social care departments. “While giving […]

Osborne’s Long Term Plan at Risk from Demographic Challenge
NLGN Shortlisted for Think Tank of the Year November 20, 2015

We are pleased to announce that NLGN has been shortlisted for Think Tank of the Year at the prestigious Public Affairs Awards 2015. The awards will be announced on Thursday 10th December at an awards ceremony hosted by Sky News presenter Adam Boulton. Head of External Affairs, Emma Burnell said: “We are delighted to see […]

NLGN Shortlisted for Think Tank of the Year
Public knows little about the ‘devolution revolution’ – but supports local decision-making October 30, 2015

Citizens trust local government most to make decisions about local services. But they know little or nothing about the Government’s decentralisation plans. Doubts remain about the potential of the Northern Powerhouse to achieve its goals. Introducing elected mayors makes little difference in the eyes of the public. Despite acknowledging that they know very little about […]

Public knows little about the ‘devolution revolution’ – but supports local decision-making
Simon Parker statement on Right to Buy Deal Simon Parker, Director, NLGN, September 25, 2015

We call for continued scrutiny and challenge of this proposed measure which we believe will be devastating to councils ability to plan for what is right for their own areas.

Simon Parker statement on Right to Buy Deal