Governance

Are LGAs in Germany and the Netherlands making a difference?

Posted on 26 January 2021 by Dennis De Widt

In our latest post, Dr Dennis De Widt examines how local government associations in Germany and the Netherlands operate in different institutional contexts to local government associations in England and how this affects the way local government interests are represented and protected by central government in the different countries. Local government associations (LGAs) are an
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The fightback against Facebook is getting stronger

Posted on 31 October 2019 by Leighton Andrews

In our latest post, Professor Leighton Andrews considers the challenges faced by regulators and politicians in the face of Facebook’s financial and social might. Facebook leader Mark Zuckerberg recently took the unusual step of visiting lawmakers in Washington, including President Donald Trump in the White House. The reason? Congress’s anti-trust sub-committee has started demanding documents from Facebook and other
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Why sport matters

Posted on 31 January 2019 by Professor Laura McAllister

In our latest post, Professor Laura McAllister explains why sport matters in the context of governance and what lessons can be learned from the challenges the sector presents across the areas of leadership, diversity and education. First of all, let me say sport is important because it isn’t important. Watching your team (in my case
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