Author: derekhalden

Derek Halden established DHC in 1996. Derek has experience of shaping many aspects of modern civic society from positions within consultancy, local government, central government and research. Derek is best known for his work “Making the Connections” using a focus on the needs of people and businesses to plan better accessibility. His work covers all aspects of place making, investing in people, and improving the connections between people and places through transport and communications. Email: derek.halden@dhc1.co.uk. Twitter: @DerekHalden. Telephone: +44(0)131 524 9610.

Public Sector Reform

The Reid Foundation has published an excellent review of how public services could be reformed from the bottom up.  The report is written by Dave Watson the Head of Public […]

Getting Communities Involved in Transport

Audit Scotland, Citizen’s Advice Scotland and Bus Campaign Group Greener Journeys all bemoan declining transport experiences, and common to their concerns is the need to involve local people better. Involving […]