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305, 2016

Scream if you want to go faster

By |May 3rd, 2016|Categories: Blog post|Comments Off on Scream if you want to go faster

Dr Martin Reeves I must be mad. Why on earth would I agree to take on the Chief Executive role for the fledgling West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), while at the same time continuing to [...]

1104, 2016

Art and Science: Using Evidence to Inform Decision-making

By |April 11th, 2016|Categories: Blog post|Comments Off on Art and Science: Using Evidence to Inform Decision-making

Lisa Commane I am a big fan of BBC One’s Silent Witness – I’m not sure if the way that the Lyell Centre’s forensic pathologists work alongside the police bears any semblance of reality, but [...]

404, 2016

More Hard Facts and Fewer Half Truths

By |April 4th, 2016|Categories: Blog post|Comments Off on More Hard Facts and Fewer Half Truths

By Catherine Staite, Director of INLOGOV & ESRC/LGA/Solace Local Government Resource Facilitator  This year, local authorities will make decisions on spending over £95bn of public money. The fact that this is £3.3bn less than last year actually [...]