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Andrew Walker outlines new cross-country research on whole systems funding for autonomy and innovation in local government.
Lucy Slack, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Local Government Forum, discusses the reactions from members of the Commonwealth in the wake of the Queen’s death and what this moment of change means for the association going forward.
Despite her impressive age of 96 years old, for many, the death of Queen Elizabeth II last Thursday still felt almost unexpected. Its impact has been felt far beyond the UK, unleashing intense emotions across the globe – as discussed in this reflective piece.
As local government joins the rest of the country in mourning Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Jonathan Carr-West pays tribute to the remarkable and inspirational legacy of public service that she bequeaths to all those involved in civic life.
Guest bloggers LiJia Gong and Terri Gerstein outline their recent findings on how local governments in the US are supporting their own workforce and enforcing workers’ rights in their communities.
The LGiU’s Local Democracy Research Centre, in partnership with the University of the Highlands and Islands, Shetland, Orkney and Western Isles councils (all LGIU members), has set up and funded a PhD to analyse the implementation of the Scottish government’s National Plan for the Islands. In this blog PhD candidate Adele Lidderdale introduces herself and…
This article provides an overview of the global challenges of accessible housing for local authorities, outlining target areas for impactful change toward closing the gap between supply and demand.
In this new blog, Matt Buttery, CEO at Triple P, discusses the role of local authorities in assisting and nurturing families in their areas – with a focus on the evolution of Family Hubs and their opportunities.