The Local Policy Innovation Partnership: A Reflection on the Launch Event

In this blog post, Rebecca Riley looks back at the launch of the Local Policy Innovation Partnership (LPIP) in Central London and provides a summary of the emerging themes from the post-event sessions and details on the 4 new partnerships. The Local Policy Innovation Partnership Hub team has now recovered from the programme launch held … Continue reading “The Local Policy Innovation Partnership: A Reflection on the Launch Event”

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Not the Same: Why Definitions of Culture and Creativity Matter in Place-Based Policymaking

Dr James Davies investigates the definitions of ‘culture’ and ‘creative’, and why it is important to be able to distinguish both industries. Context With the 2023 Autumn Statement recognising creative industries as one of the five priority sectors for the UK economy, and the wider ‘Levelling Up’ agenda prioritising a renewed focus on place-based policymaking, … Continue reading “Not the Same: Why Definitions of Culture and Creativity Matter in Place-Based Policymaking”

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Introducing the LPIP Hub Research Programme

The Local Policy Innovation Partnership (LPIP) project launch took place on Tuesday 27 February 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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