A local government perspective

Discussing the latest issues affecting local government, Cllr Judith Blake discusses contingency planning for winter weather

A county council perspective

Discussing the latest issues affecting local government, Cllr Philip Atkins addresses the housing affordability crisis

A county council perspective

Discussing the latest issues affecting local government, Cllr Ian Hudspeth addresses county school transport funding

A policy shift: making clean air a reality

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health's Tony Lewis looks at why the government must change its approach to tackling air quality

Top 10: air pollution as a local problem

With poor air quality responsible for as many as 40,000 deaths a year, GB looks at the councils improving air quality through innovation and efficiency

Going beyond organisational transformation

Having a network of collaborative leaders is essential to leading whole system change, write Oliver Excell and Tony Wood

Supporting communities in the age of austerity

Councillor Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council, explains how the region is meeting increasing challenges with courage, optimism and innovation

What can local gov expect from 2018?

Jonathan Carr-West, chief executive at the Local Government Information Unit, looks at the likely trends for local government in the new year

Propagating political power

Six new mayors were elected to lead the combined authority in their region on 4 May. GB looks at the leaders, and what their priorities are

A county council perspective for 2017

Cllr Philip Atkins outlines his hopes for the new year, including fairer funding for county authorities, the LGFS and social care

Recognising the potential in our cities

Cllr Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council and chair of Core Cities UK, explains why the answers to many post-Brexit questions lie in our cities

May’s U-turn on mayors

Following reports that regional mayor plans are to be scrapped, Jonathan Carr-West looks at the reasons behind the possible change of policy

Event Diary

The Emergency Services Show is the UK’s leading annual showcase of the blue light sector, featuring over 450 exhibitors, live demonstrations, unique learning opportunities and unrivalled networking.