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The future of libraries

January 15, 2015 by Ingrid Koehler

A new report has launched on the future of libraries. A new beginning or another dusty old tome?

Looking at a more proactive approach to digital communications

July 13, 2011 by Rob Dale

The Localism Bill is pushing us towards new, more personalised ways of service delivery. At the same time, the Spending Review requires councils to deliver savings of 28% by 2015. Digital technology is a key instrument in both these policies – it can drive better services and lower costs. But…

CLG select committee report on localism

June 21, 2011 by Janet Sillett

The communities and local government select committee published its report on localism on 9 June following an extensive inquiry. The committee welcomes the government’s support of a localist approach, but questions its delivery. It suggests that there is no coherent definition of localism, and there is lack of clarity over…