Localis

Think tank calls for councils to have powers over immigration post-Brexit

06/09/2019

Councils should be given powers after Brexit to issue visas to foreign workers based on their assessment of local need, according to think tank Localis.

Healing the divisions through local economic power

16/05/2019

The nation is becoming increasingly divided, but a think tank report on Britain post-Brexit provides a positive vision for the future, says Mark Whitehead.

Think tank calls for creation of a British Investment Bank

15/05/2019

An investment bank should be set up to 'kick start a productivity revolution' after Brexit, according to a local government think tank.

Think tank calls for ‘major rethink’ of electric vehicles roll out

10/01/2019

The roll out of infrastructure for electric vehicles risks exacerbating the divide between rich and poor, creating ‘a tale of two cities’ in urban centres, a think tank has warned.

Labour hits out at housing cash shift

12/11/2018

Labour has called for all areas to receive greater Government backing after Whitehall shifted the focus of its housing cash.

Reform outsourcing to avoid £30bn bill, think-tank warns

30/10/2018

Bringing outsourced services in-house would cost local government billions, a think-tank has calculated.

Public 'willing' to pay more tax for certain services

25/06/2018

Most people would be prepared to pay more in council tax or one-off voluntary levies to fund particular local services, a new poll has revealed today.

Industrial Strategy snubs councils

27/11/2017

Business secretary Greg Clark has snubbed councils and empowered local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) in the Government’s long-awaited Industrial Strategy.

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