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Alex Thomson is the chief executive of the independent and non-partisan think tank Localis, which focuses on localism and local government policy. Prior to this, Alex was the Conservative Party's specialist policy adviser for decentralisation and local government, leading on the development of the Party's policies on local government, housing and planning. Alex has also worked in central government for various departments, including DCLG and DEFRA.

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Things are changing: Public Service Reform, Notebook

Things are changing: Public Service Reform

According to Einstein, insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. So why are we surprised when aspects of government activity, that for decades have failed to change the trajectories of peoples’ lives, still don’t work?
If you were working out how to design quality public services from ground zero, [...]

By | Notebook | Thursday, 29 November 2012 at 4:00 am

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