Heather Jameson 01 February 2019

125 years and the issues remain the same

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When The MJ was set up a century and a quarter ago, it aimed to follow the newly-formed county councils – initially in London – which, in turn, were modernising Victorian living conditions, tackling poverty and building infrastructure.

Despite the huge advances made – from cars to computers – there are constant themes. Reorganisation rows roll on as the sector consistently struggles with the best options for form and function.

Emergency planning is a continuum, with local government rebuilding after two world wars, countless disasters and mending communities after riots and unrest.

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