Rob Whiteman

The shifting sands of local government pensions schemes


Rob Whiteman looks at the challenges ahead for local government pension schemes as government reforms take shape.

Climate for bolder restructuring


Independent Commission on Local Government Finance’s report shares realistic solutions, doesn’t examine how local public services could be restructured in the interests of financial sustainability, argues Rob Whiteman.

A job half done and a truth half told


Councils are facing a potential fiscal cliff due to a combination of policies that include the council tax cap, the uncertain future of the freeze grant and the possible costs of incoming policies.

Our new role in health


With the Government unveiling its dramatic plans for shaking up the health sector, Rob Whiteman examines the future role for local government

Productivity and efficiency are our chief priorities


Head of the IDeA, Rob Whiteman, reveals some of his findings of a consultation process about the future of the agency

A very social service


Forget Facebook, say bye-bye Bebo, and even log-off Linked-in, as the IDeA launches the Efficiency Exchange, a social networking site for public sector workers looking to trade best practice. Rob Whiteman explains.

It’s time to grasp the nettle


Local Area Agreements are the best chance councils have had to balance local and national priorities, claims Rob Whiteman

Directing the future of care


As councils from direct payments for social care services to the new concept of individual budgets, Rob Whiteman explains what Barking and Dagenham is doing.

When diversity begins at home


For many years, Barking & Dagenham LBC had the most homogeneous and stable population in London. Rob Whiteman analyses a changing picture.

Riverside’s teeming with good intentions


Anyone travelling east along the Thames from central London will notice the hard edge of Docklands giving way to the natural riverbank.

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Social care reform: what lies ahead?

Sally Warren lays out four principles that should be at the centre of a ‘radically realistic’ White Paper on social care reform and asks if its vision will be the right one?
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