Nick Forbes

Nick Forbes is the Labour leader of Newcastle City Council

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Mobilising the yet to be mobilised

Judith Blake, Nick Forbes

Now more than ever, politics is local. The importance of people having control over their own lives has rarely been as salient as now. The opportunities for local leaders to meet this need should be grasped by all of us with a commitment to improving the lives of the people we serve. This research reminds…

Edinburgh by night

True north

Nick Forbes

There’s a popular belief that the Chinese word for crisis is made up of the symbols for both danger and opportunity. The Labour party has a similar relationship with the word devolution, though sadly we don’t seem to be focusing on the opportunity, just the threat. Right now, the Labour party is losing the battle…