Resilient Britain

COVID-19 has revealed frailties of all types in this country. Whether it was a lack of PPE, a lack of hospital capacity, or our inability to set up a functioning test-and-trace system in a timely manner – the pandemic has shown quite how many British systems struggle in times of crisis. Addressing this means creating […]

Resilient Britain
Shifting the Balance of Community Power

In partnership with: Barrow Cadbury Trust, Carnegie UK Trust, and Power to Change. ‘Shifting the Balance’ is NLGN’s project on the relationships and approaches that have transformed during the pandemic, and how good practices might be sustained as the crisis subsides. In many places, the relationship between councils and communities has been transformed by the […]

Shifting the Balance of Community Power
COVID Mutual Aid Project

Amid the chaos of the COVID-19 pandemic, perhaps the most uplifting phenomenon has been the emergence of a network of Mutual Aid Groups covering the length and breadth of the country. These groups are neighbourhood-level efforts to support vulnerable people and sustain the social fabric of communities, and we are conducting interviews with people involved […]

COVID Mutual Aid Project
NLGN’s Ostrom Project

The scholarship of Nobel Prize-winning economist Elinor Ostrom lies at the heart of NLGN’s work on the Community Paradigm. This project seeks to draw out some of the most important ideas from Ostrom’s long career and distil a set of new design principles for those working to further localism and community power in the UK today.

NLGN’s Ostrom Project
NLGN LEADERSHIP INDEX

The NLGN Leadership Index is for chief executives, mayors and leaders of local authorities in the UK and is designed to present a unique barometer of the UK’s economic health and well-being.

NLGN LEADERSHIP INDEX