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LGIU Fortnightly 6 August: Food security and access

Ingrid Koehler and Jennifer Glover present our latest episode of LGIU Fortnightly, this week covering food security and access during the pandemic. We hear from Naomi Phillips of British Red Cross about their new report looking into the UK’s emergency response to food insecurity during the Covid-19 crisis, as well as Jane Corbett, Assistant Mayor…

England & Wales Podcast

Trust in the public realm really matters

In his latest column for The Municipal Journal, Jonathan Carr-West discusses the importance of trust in public services and analyses the worrying signs that the Government will push councils into the firing line in the wake of the Covid-19 health crisis.

England & Wales, Scotland Blog Post

In the firing line

Long after the GDP and the overall unemployment rate have returned to ‘normal’, young people will be feeling the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown and subsequent recession. LGIU Associate Mark Upton looks at what should be done to shield them from the worst of what is to come.

England & Wales Blog Post

Scotland – A careful and managed move into phase 2

Kim Fellows outlines Scotland’s second phase of exiting lockdown following the First Minister’s announcements last week. This blog has been updated to reflect recent announcements.

Scotland Blog Post

Cities with a future?

Davin Minton, Director of NWRA, sets out a roadmap for transforming Ireland’s Northern & Western regions.

Ireland Blog Post

Powerful stories: Can they be the catalyst for reform?

Janet Sillett asks whether powerful stories emerging from Covid-19 can lead to a reform of social care in the UK. This article was first published by the Social Care Institute for Excellence.

England & Wales, Global