Connor Smith, LGIU Associate, goes over the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s ‘Plan for Jobs’ announced on Wednesday 8 July, highlighting the key green elements of the announcement and discussing the implications for working towards a sustainable recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Covid-19 statistics: a route map through complexity
Can we make rough sleeping a thing of the past? The latest from our recent event with Dame Louise Casey
Sustainable Futures: we launch the first theme in our Post-Covid Councils framework
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Issues in relation to proposals for awards and examinations in 2020 and 2021 are discussed, including their impact on delivering a broad and balanced curriculum, the likelihood of grade inflation in 2020, equalities impacts and their effect on the publication of performance tables and the school accountability regime.
This bundle brings together some of LGiU’s recent work on homelessness and housing in England, Scotland, Ireland and elsewhere around the world. It analyses recent developments, but also presents a range of different ideas and approaches, providing food for thought for officers, councillors and others with an interest or a role in helping to prevent…
When the UK went into lockdown, successful and swift action was taken to get rough sleepers across Scotland off the streets thanks to effective wrap-around support from local government, Scottish Government, and third sector organisations. But as funding dries out, lockdown eases, and the country faces an economic downturn, how can we reduce homelessness?