We’re coming up to a general election, and no matter what you think about the political parties trying to win your vote, it’s a time to take a step back and think about what we’re really trying to achieve as a society. What does Britain want? And what makes a good life?
Devolution must not be used to reproduce Whitehall in miniature around the UK. Rick Muir of IPPR considers how we can do things differently for public services.
The opportunity to hand power back to local community networks is too valuable to discount – here’s Manchester native Cath Dillon on her hopes for the devolution agenda.
As I write this, the UK Devolution Summit is in full swing in Glasgow, with leaders from Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham, Liverpool and Scotland taking part. Devolution has been on the agenda for some time now, with support across the political spectrum. At Participle, we’ve seen first hand that when you put power in the hands of local people, good things happen. Continue reading Up the Devolution