England & Wales, Global, Scotland Finance

Vlog: What if local government were funded properly?


In this 10-minute video explainer, LGIU’s Chief Executive, Jonathan Carr-West and Dr Greg Stride from the Local Democracy Research Centre get together to discuss all things local government finance – including the big question around financial sustainability for the sector in England and further afield.

Throughout this short presentation, they overview the current situation and how we got here, along with highlighting key findings from new, leading research. This includes insights gathered from interviews and surveys with senior council officials in England and Scotland and an ongoing project comparing different local government funding systems worldwide.

Trust us, this is worth 10 minutes of your time. Grab a coffee and get stuck in ☕

Looking for more insights into local government finance?

  1. Check out all the finance research from LGIU’s Local Democracy Research Centre here.
  2. Explore LGIU’s wide range of resources on finance in our brand-new finance collection here.
  3. And make sure you’re signed up to LGIU to stay in the loop with everything happening in the world of local government.


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