The rise and fall of local democracy

The rise and fall of local democracy

By Kevin Davis, Managing Partner, Local Government It was Plato, in his book The Republic, who first talked of “Kyklos”, or the cycle. Aristotle gave light to the notion that nation states went through a process of development, or Kyklos, as they mature. All Ancient...
London Plan part 2: what’s the solution?

London Plan part 2: what’s the solution?

By Kevin Davis, Managing Partner, Local Government  In our last blog, I explored what has gone wrong with the London Plan. But what happens now? The Secretary of State has said the plan needs to be rewritten and that the next draft must show ambition as to how it...
London Plan part 1: what’s going wrong?

London Plan part 1: what’s going wrong?

By Kevin Davis, Managing Partner Local Government In today’s politics it is rare to hear plain-speaking. However, smothered beneath the all-encompassing story of Coronavirus, there has been hidden away a remarkable chapter in the history of housing in London; the...