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How is devolution changing our relationship to power?

How is devolution changing our relationship to power?

29 October 2018

Molly Bishop is Housing Options Development Officer at Stockport Homes
I regularly find myself exasperated at national politics. At the painstaking lengths people will go to provide opposition, at the lack of evidence-based policy making, and the general impression that it is all a bit of a mess.

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How might devolution help us end homelessness?

How might devolution help us end homelessness?

22 October 2018

Sarah-Jane Gay is an External Affairs Manager for London and South East.
If I’d been asked about devolution and its role in ending homelessness before I started working in housing, I’ll admit I wouldn’t have had a clue. But now I can confidently say that devolution is one of the most important tools we have for working together to reduce homelessness.

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London calling to the faraway towns

London calling to the faraway towns

2 October 2018

Dave Smith is External Affairs Manager at the National Housing Federation
Every blog or article needs a clever hook to open the piece, doesn’t it? So… in the true spirit of punk rock: “London calling to the faraway towns.”

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Devolution can help us regenerate communities

Devolution can help us regenerate communities

21 September 2018

Angela Lockwood is CEO of North East based housing association North Star
We are pleased to be involved in Teesvalley Combined Authority with the elected regional mayor and all the possibilities that come with devolution. Whilst not without its imperfections, it provides great opportunities for the area.

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One year on and devolution is here to stay

One year on and devolution is here to stay

25 June 2018

Gill Morris is Chief Executive of DevoConnect
Will devolution ever become the norm in England? With Metro Mayor Number 8 for the Sheffield City Region elected on 3 May, and the North of Tyne deal next up in 2019, it’s clear that devolution is now here to stay.

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Devo deal or no deal

Devo deal or no deal

20 June 2018

Katie Teasdale is External Affairs Manager at the National Housing Federation
As the Government announces new housing devolution packages, we’re launching a new devolution hub on our website.

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How could you use the local economic impact calculator?

How could you use the local economic impact calculator?

7 June 2018

Rebecca Harpley is Research Analyst at the National Housing Federation
New data on the impact of housing associations shows that collectively housing associations add nearly £19.5bn to the economy each year, as well as supporting over 300,000 jobs and directly employing over 130,000 people in England. This data is available in the refreshed and Local Economic Impact Calculator, launching today.

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