Posts by Alison Gardner

Dr. Alison Gardner, researcher at the University of Nottingham and associate of the Institute of Local Government Studies, University of Birmingham

The real deal: negotiating from a position of power

Alison Gardner

To make devolution a success Westminster must recognise a confident and powerful local government sector as an opportunity, not a threat In what circumstances does the UK government devolve power?  Step back 30 years.  Local government was a bureaucratic and professional behemoth, viewed by the government of the day as an internal enemy.  Cities were a major site of resistance … Continue reading

2 November 2016 by Alison Gardner
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