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Getting children back to school

Restarting school education following the lockdown while Covid-19 is still prevalent in the country was always going to be difficult. This briefing looks at attendance statistics, and government guidance as schools prepared for, and started, the 2021-22 school year.

England & Wales, Scotland

A manifesto for councillors

This paper has been prepared for the Local Democracy Research Centre to stimulate debate about the future role of councillors – it will help to form the basis of future discussion forums. We welcome any responses.

England & Wales

Councillors can support and help to build climate resilient communities

Evidence is clear that the frequency and severity of extreme weather events have increased as a direct consequence of human-induced climate change. It is imperative that local authorities identify risks from the current and future impacts of climate change and put in place plans to increase resilience.

England & Wales, Scotland

Housing for All – a planning and land use perspective

Next in the series of ‘Housing for All’ LGIU briefings, this briefing examines the most important planning and land use elements that will impact the ‘New Housing Plan for Ireland’.


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