Daniel Goodwin

Category Archives: Place and planning

Transformation Challenge Panel -Good report, some further challenges #challengepanel

Today’s report of the Transformation Challenge Panel provides very interesting reading because it sets out an assessment of the state of play of public sector transformation in England. It demonstrates … Continue reading

November 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

The political mandate and socially productive growth

A key question for me recently has been that of how best to foster growth which is positive and has a long term overall benefit for local communities as well as … Continue reading

August 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Distinctiveness of Districts: NLGN collection

On Tuesday I was delighted to speak at the launch of a new selection of essays on the distinctive contribution of District Councils, which the New Local Government Network published … Continue reading

December 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

It’s the economy, so let’s not be stupid

This week’s announcements on the economy by George Osborne, whilst chilling, can hardly be a surprise to anyone given the trajectory of recent events world-wide and particularly in the Eurozone. … Continue reading

December 4, 2011 · Leave a comment

Social change and the body corporate

In the last week I have celebrated my 50th post and 2000th read of this blog, which has provided me with disproportionate satisfaction, particularly given that I also heard of … Continue reading

September 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

Care and place

Last week two key documents were published which fuelled further some thinking I had been doing for some time. The first was the Kings Fund summary on integrated care: Integrated … Continue reading

September 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

Barry Quirk’s compass: Re-imagining government

Re-imagining government is a timely, interesting and well-written book which will provide a useful compass for those seeking to navigate the choppy waters of change. In it Barry Quirk considers … Continue reading

July 22, 2011 · Leave a comment