LGiU Scotland’s Kim Fellows talks to Gerry McCartney from NHS Health Scotland, who is head of the Public Health Observatory, about life expectancies, health inequalities, and the role of local government in improving these figures.
LGiU Scotland’s Kim Fellows speaks to Karyn McCluskey, Chief Executive of Community Justice Scotland, all about prevention, justice and resilience. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and about Community Justice Scotland? I am the chief executive of Community Justice Scotland. I had a bit of a strange background getting here, I trained…
TellMeScotland, Scotland’s national public information notices portal which allows public notices to be published in a single online location, has started listing council surgeries. Alison Clark-Dick of the Improvement Service tells us a bit about the new service and how councillors can utilise it.
All sectors in Scotland have a role to play in the responsible use of vacant and derelict land, blogs Hamish Trench, Chief Executive of Scottish Land Commission.
LGiU Scotland’s Kim Fellows is in conversation with David Martin, CE Dundee Council, and Emily Lynch, Improvement Service, talking about the Local Government Benchmarking Framework.
LGiU Scotland’s Kim Fellows talks with James Stockan, leader of Orkney Islands Council, about fuel poverty, the Arctic and single authority models.
Patrycja Kupiec, Director of YWCA Scotland, on their groundbreaking report and the culmination of three years’ research, The Status of Young Women in Scotland 2018, and what it means for young women in Local Government.
Alison Clark-Dick explains how the Improvement Service are turning local government data into a valuable and self-sustaining asset and what this means for local authorities.
Elinor Dickie, Public Health Intelligence Adviser at NHS Health Scotland blogs about the recent news announcing that drug related deaths are at their highest since records began, and how these deaths are preventable.
The Improvement Service blogs about how their latest digital transformation is helping communication with parents and helping schools and councils focus resources.