Introducing the LPIP Hub Research Programme

The Local Policy Innovation Partnership (LPIP) project launch took place on Tuesday 27 March 2024. Over the next three years, the LPIP Strategic Coordination Hub will work with Local Policy Innovation Partnerships (LPIPs) to understand and solve local challenges around the UK through an innovative service-driven approach to place-based policymaking and public service delivery. The … Continue reading “Introducing the LPIP Hub Research Programme”

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How International Success Factors Can Accelerate Levelling Up in the UK

Jeffrey Matsu, Chief Economist at CIPFA, explains how levelling up in the UK can be accelerated if we look at and apply levelling up success factors from Cleveland, Fukuoka, Nantes and Leipzig. We often look to others to understand ourselves better. If we want to improve and develop, whether professionally or personally, it can be … Continue reading “How International Success Factors Can Accelerate Levelling Up in the UK”

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What is Place-Based Partnership Working and Why is it Important?

Placed-based partnership working can have positive outcomes for neighbourhoods, cities and regions. Charlotte Hoole looks at what makes a partnership successful, what challenges lay in the way of success and what policy changes are needed to support place-based partnership working. Place-based partnership working typically refers to collaborations and alliances formed between various institutions, organisations, communities … Continue reading “What is Place-Based Partnership Working and Why is it Important?”

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Can Productivity Bring Around the Change We Need in Places?

Rebecca Riley recently attended an RSA Urban Futures Roundtable looking at the potential of the UK’s cities. In a series of blogs, Rebecca reflects on the challenges facing places in building regenerative economies. This blog is for the Local Policy Innovation Partnership Hub which launched early this year. The Hub seeks to address nationwide issues … Continue reading “Can Productivity Bring Around the Change We Need in Places?”

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How do we Reach our Vision for Cities and Places?

Rebecca Riley recently attended an RSA Urban Futures Roundtable looking at the potential of the UK’s cities. In a series of blogs, Rebecca reflects on the challenges facing places in building regenerative economies. In the third blog in the series, Rebecca looks at the key steps we can take to reach our vision for cities … Continue reading “How do we Reach our Vision for Cities and Places?”

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What are the Challenges Faced by Cities and Places? What do we Want and Need Them to be?

Rebecca Riley recently attended an RSA Urban Futures Roundtable looking at the potential of the UK’s cities. In a series of blogs, Rebecca reflects on the challenges facing places in building regenerative economies. In the next blog in the series, Rebecca summarises some of the key challenges faced by cities and places. What do we … Continue reading “What are the Challenges Faced by Cities and Places? What do we Want and Need Them to be?”

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What are Cities and What Role do They Play in our Social, Economic, and Environmental Systems?

Rebecca Riley recently attended an RSA Urban Futures Roundtable looking at the potential of the UK’s cities. In a series of blogs, Rebecca reflects on the challenges facing places in building regenerative economies. In the first blog, Rebecca asks what are cities and looks at the role they play in our social, economic, and environmental … Continue reading “What are Cities and What Role do They Play in our Social, Economic, and Environmental Systems?”

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The Local Policy Innovation Partnership Hub – Building Confidence, Capability and Capacity in Place

The 1st of June saw the launch of the Local Policy Innovation Partnership (LPIP) Hub, a new project aiming to build confidence, capability and capacity for places. Rebecca Riley, who leads the LPIP Hub, discusses its mission. Find out more about the LPIP Hub. The LPIP programme will fund a network of Local Policy Innovation … Continue reading “The Local Policy Innovation Partnership Hub – Building Confidence, Capability and Capacity in Place”

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