After the drama of the Labour leadership contest, Early Action advocate David Robinson asks: is the choice between ‘big vision’ and ‘broad appeal’ a false dilemma? Here are four principles for a strong, relational welfare state that might achieve both… Continue reading Looking to the future of public services
Though they have different histories and cultures, Mexico and the UK are facing a surprising number of similar problems when it comes to social isolation and older people. Dionisio Garcia lays out the case for a Circle Movement in Mexico.
As our society evolves so to should the services that we use. As we become connected in different ways, what will these changes mean for public service 2.0?
The nature of the problems the welfare state is trying to solve have changed. That’s why we need to build a 21st century welfare state that puts people and relationships at its heart.
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