Monthly Archives: October 2020

Fiddling with (local) government

I read an article by Simon Cooke (The view from Cullingworth) and immediately thought: Here we go again: more plans to reorganize (supposedly), improve (supposedly) and empower people more (supposedly) are to be published.

Where changes in local government are concerned one only has to consult wikipedia, especially the year 1945 onwards. We must also not forget the attempts of Ed Miliband with his attempt of Unitaries and Hazel Blears with her Multi Area Agreements, when they were in government, Then of course we had the Cameron/Clegg Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs), in yet another attempt to fiddle with local government. read more.....