With all the discussion across local government about the upcoming Devolution and Recovery White Paper, it is important that we develop a clearer idea of the balance of power across the country and between places. All too often this is a debate shaped by the interests and concerns of central government. In a new paper,…
Test and trace or trace a test? The state of Covid-19 testing in the UK
LGIU Book Club: sign up for our October meeting where we will talk about Municipal Dreams
LGIU Fortnightly: the latest episode talks about our post-Covid councils work on place and communities
Check if you're a member
If you are a councillor or employee at a council/organisation that is an LGIU member, then you too are a member and can access any of the exclusive member only content on our website. Enter your council/organisation email address to find out if you are a member and make the most of your membership now. Or check the list to see if you are a member.
Natalie Heritage, Covid-19 Support Officer at Wiltshire Council, talks about the value of partnership working with the voluntary and community sector through Covid-19 and looking beyond.
In this opinion piece, Dr Ed Wensing reflects on the lessons for local governments from the recent destruction of the historic rock shelters at Juukan Gorge and argues that local government needs to be more aware of Indigenous peoples’ rights and interests, regardless of how well the law currently provides protection.
LGIU Scotland’s Kim Fellows speaks to Cllr Gavin Corbett, Green councillor for Fountainbridge/Craiglockhart in Edinburgh, about Covid-19, tourism, canals, and how we might be heading from the ‘Covid-19 frying pan’ to the ‘climate change fire’.