The 2019 COSLA/IS conference marked the twentieth anniversary of devolution. Two other significant anniversaries were noted at this conference. It is fifty years since the Royal Commission on Local Government in Scotland (Wheatley) reported recommending a major overhaul of the system. It is also twenty years since the report of the Commission on Relations between…
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This briefing provides an overview of the final report of the Glover Landscapes Review which was published in September. It follows a wide-ranging review of designated landscapes (National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty(AONBs)) which launched in May 2018
The Education Policy Institute (EPI) have published ‘Unexplained pupil exits from schools: Further analysis and data by multi-academy trust and local authority’. The EPI present a subtle policy analysis that considers a range of factors within a complex school system.
‘Leave no one behind; leave no place behind’ is the World Urban Forum Declaration. Janet Sillett reports from the UCLG Congress in South Africa on how local government could be key to making that vision a reality.