Top Three Finalists
Leeds City Council
Leeds is the third largest city in the country with over 780,000 residents. Our Inclusive Growth Strategy is shaping a compassionate city with a strong economy that benefits everyone. Leeds City Council’s Smart Leeds programme delivers innovative solutions that reduce inequality and deprivation while helping people and businesses to grow.
Nailsea Town Council
Nailsea Town Council is in North Somerset (Unitary Authority), located about 10 miles south west of Bristol. As the first tier of local democracy the Town Council is non-political, and is an ambitious and progressive advocate for its residents.
Newcastle City Council
Newcastle City Council is proud, fair and ambitious. We provide a full range of local authority services to 296,000 residents, 17,500 businesses and other stakeholders, and despite significant financial challenges (our budget since 2010 will have reduced by £327million by 2022) we have a long and successful track record of transformation and innovation in service delivery.