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England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Blog Post

What does the Queen’s death mean for the Commonwealth?

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.

Global Blog Post

The global impact of Queen Elizabeth II’s death

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. 

England & Wales, Global, Scotland Blog Post

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II – our country’s greatest public servant

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.

England & Wales, Global, Scotland Blog Post

Call for contributions

Share your story with us to inspire colleagues around the world with local solutions to global challenges.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Blog Post

The National Islands Plan: a journey to transformational change for Scotland’s Islands?

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…

Global, Scotland