Built to Scale

This article first appeared on http://www.guerillapolicy.org Guerilla Policy is an independent social policy think tank that seeks to develop ways for public service practitioners and service users to conduct research and policy analysis. The argument for the benefits of user and staff involvement in policy making is considerably strengthened by numerous example of projects that … Continue reading

Transcending service silos to head off mass homelessness

The commissioning of public services reinforces their separation and siloisation.  At the front end, this can mitigate against meeting service user needs. There have been various attempts to address this, but few examples of success – possibly because the structures, from central government out, require and reinforce the disconnection. I am currently advising Brent Council … Continue reading