Resilience in local government: Lessons from COVID-19
As part of our Resilient State programme, this report showcases five case studies of resilience in local government, with important lessons for both councils and for central government.
The current pandemic has been the greatest challenge local government has faced in a generation, but examples have emerged of councils’ remarkable adaptability and preparedness in the most difficult circumstances.
Richard Holmes, Executive Director, Gloucester Community Building Collective
Jason Tutin, Digital & Learning Development Manager, Leeds City Council
Charlie Bruin, Chief Executive Officer, Liberata UK
Jenny Nelson, Programme Manager, Digital Newcastle, Newcastle City Council
Peter Pawson, Principal Consultant, Unity Partnership & Oldham Council
Aidan Shilson-Thomas, Senior Researcher, Reform
This report has kindly been supported by Liberata.