Belfast’s economy is too dependent on a large public sector. Can a loosening of government control stimulate greater partnership working across the city?
Sustainability Archives - NewStart
ISSUE 538: MAY 2016
*NEW START IN BELFAST*
ISSUE 537: APRIL 2016
*NEW START IN LIVERPOOL*
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Leeds Council and Leeds city region launched a partnership to explore how the region’s economic growth can be spread more fairly. Josh Stott analyses its progress.
Celebrating 20 years, the Ouseburn Trust has turned a derelict area of Newcastle into the biggest creative cluster in the north-east and become a case study example of how to embed social value through regeneration, as chief officer Chris Barnard explains.
George Osborne’s plans for business rates devolution have so far thrown up more questions than answers, says Kevin Muldoon-Smith
Local systems change is vitally important to tackling poverty. However, without a supportive national system policy change, it could all come to nothing.
To make the step change in the number of homes that we need to build in the UK, we must consider the construction process and what we can learn from other sectors.
New Start is partnering with Local Trust to explore how residents and local authorities can collaborate to achieve lasting change in communities. In a climate of widespread reductions to funding for public services, what are the benefits and challenges of collaboration?
It was a persuasive vision of a future economy – more connected, democratic, using peer to peer and sharing relationships to deliver the needs of individuals and communities, a flourishing of independent businesses and social enterprises in Bristol and cities across the world. A great shift in who owns the economy with informed participation and greater political engagement.