Local government 2030

2 min readFeb 10, 2022

Local by Default: what is the future for local government in 2030?

The London Policy & Strategy Network wasdelighted to welcome Paul O’Brien, Chief Executive of the Association of Public Service Excellence to explore what the next decade could hold for a revitalised local government.

The session shared key themes to improve local government between now and 2030 on:

  • The roles and powers of local government
  • A sustainable financial settlement for local government
  • Local democracy, representation and accountability
  • The local government workforce
  • Addressing inequalities and engaging communities

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