Category Archives: Policy

Policy Briefing published from Bristol Civic Leadership Project

Significant insights that are emerging from the Bristol Civic Leadership Project are contained in a short ‘Policy Briefing’, published via Policy Bristol.

The Briefing, written by David Sweeting (University of Bristol) and Robin Hambleton (University of the West of England, Bristol), shows a dramatic increase in the public visibility of civic leadership in the city. This increase in visibility, however, is not accompanied by similar increases in public perceptions of trust in the council, nor views about representation in decision-making in the city.

You can download the briefing here: BCLP Policy Briefing October 2014

Scrutinising the candidates about women’s issues and equality

The candidates for Bristol’s first elected mayor are in the middle of a pretty gruelling period of campaigning. They have participated in a number of Hustings focusing on particular themes, sectors or interest groups. They are under pretty intense scrutiny. Continue reading