LGA Economic Growth Adviser Programme

Advice for local authorities on Economic Growth

The Economic Growth Advisor (EGA) programme was introduced by the Local Government Association in 2014 to promote, facilitate and enhance the role of local authorities in delivering economic growth. Derrick Johnstone was recruited to the panel of EGAs, whose role has been to offer bespoke...

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Squaring the Circle: useful local evidence

How are local authorities and their partners using data and evidence to square the circle of dramatic reductions in resources set against rising needs and expectations? The Alliance for Useful Evidence (A4UE) commissioned Educe to report on how local authorities and their partners are seeking to...

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Supporting Evidence for Local Delivery (SELD evaluation

Key Findings report from our evaluation of the ‘Supporting Evidence for Local Delivery’ (SELD) programme, introduced by central government in 2005 to promote better use of data, research and evidence in neighbourhood renewal through the provision of technical assistance to Local Strategic Partnerships (LSPs) and...

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Neighbourhood management and value for money

This project sought to inform work in Barnsley to analyse the impacts, costs and benefits of neighbourhood management, focusing especially on financial aspects of ‘cost benefit’. It broke new ground and contributed to related work as part of the National Neighbourhood Management Evaluation. The level of...

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