NLGN - A Changemaking vision for local government
At a time of intense financial pressures and when central government’s mind is on other things, many are asking themselves where local government goes next.
In a think-piece launching NLGN’s new vision, Adam Lent and Jessica Studdert call for councils to embrace a bold ‘changemaking’ approach focused on the core values of creativity, collaboration and self-determination.
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