Up to the challenge

Rob, pictured receiving his award from Lady Bruce-Lockhart, fought off competition from nine other candidates to win the £10,000 Bruce-Lockhart scholarship for his project, Summer Slide. This will tackle the educational impact of child poverty by delivering a summer enrichment programme for affected children.

He said: “It has been an honour to work with nine incredible people over the five local government challenges. Looking at what these individuals have achieved in the last six months, the future of local government is in the hands of some seriously talented individuals.”

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