Ground breaking Report from Vanguard and Locality – read it!

“Saving Money by Doing the Right Thing – Why ‘local by default’ must replace ‘diseconomies of scale’ in our public services”, gives all the evidence that any one could possibly need to justify ending the scarcity and deficits approach of scaling and centralisation that has progressively eaten away both the capability and humanity of OUR communities over the last decades. It demonstrates how scale and standardisation have been proved to be no solution to helping citizens and families and exposes the immense societal and financial costs that result from failure to respond to what people really need. This should be a game-changing report – if only those with power have the intelligence and humility to reflect and act on it without face-saving compromise.

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