Adam Lent is the director of the New Local Government Network – a think-tank working with over fifty local councils and their partners to deliver more creativity, collaboration and self-determination in public services. He has worked previously as Head of Economics at the Trades Union Congress and was the director of the Action and Research Centre for the Royal Society for the Arts. He has researched and written extensively throughout his career on democratic engagement, the labour market and public policy. His latest book, Small is Powerful, was published in 2016 by Unbound. He holds a PhD from Sheffield University.
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In times of austerity, new ways have to be found to provide services and continue to move people and places forward. What lessons can cities share?