NLGN / IDeA report calls for wider involvement of school governors in community regeneration July 7, 2002

A new joint report from NLGN and the IDeA is calling for the wider involvement of school governors in the community planning process, outlining the positive impact of such integration upon community well-being, local democratic accountability and education standards. Governing Education for Regeneration by Liz Allen and Dr Jane Martin illustrates, through six case studies, […]

Local government reeling after disastrous turnout May 7, 1999

Regardless of any individual crumbs of comfort that the main political parties will try to pick out from last night one thing remains crystal clear: last night’s local government election results yet again highlights the tremendous disconnection between local politicians and the electorate. With turnout as low as 12% in some wards across England and […]