Kim Fellows outlines how Scotland is moving into Phase 1 of exit from lockdown and the partnership approach taken by Scottish government to achieve its goals.
Black Lives Matter: how councils can support racial justice during a global pandemic
Understanding Bushfire Risk, Warnings and Responses: Lessons from the 2018 Reedy Swamp Fire
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This guide written by LGIU associate trainer Miranda Smythe offers an introduction to mental health disorders, laws and people’s rights and tips for supporting and communicating with a person who has a mental health diagnosis.
So far, the government has provided over £5 billion of extra funding to local authorities to help cope with the Covid-19 pandemic, but is it enough? This round up summarises the main funding allocations and looks at the shortfalls that unfortunately are becoming all too apparent.
We’re all in the same storm, but not in the same boat: the long-lasting health equity impacts of Covid-19
Recent research, including the latest Public Health England report, shows that more deprived communities face additional hazards that put them at risk of catching the virus or dying from the effects of the pandemic. In this briefing, we offer policy recommendations for local governments and communities to come out of Covid-19 healthier and fairer.