Tara Paterson

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Go local

Tara Paterson

‘All politics is local.’ If this old American refrain should ring true anywhere today it is in the marginal constituencies of Labour MPs. In the face of worrying poll numbers, many have suggested that Labour candidates looking to defend their seats should highlight their local work and community issues instead of making the pitch for…


Local and National

Andrew Harrop, Tara Paterson, Tobias Phibbs

How the public wants the NHS to be both It is early days for the devolution of healthcare, but NHS localism has the potential to transform how public services are delivered in England. It offers the opportunity to make the NHS – a cherished 20th century institution – fit for the 21st century: responsive to…