Ahead of our upcoming article on Paisley 2030 and town centre regeneration in Scotland, we hear from Fergus Murray, Head of Development and Economic Growth at Argyll & Bute Council on how local government can, and should, embrace town centre living.
Where are the fat people in obesity policy?
Councils on notice: does a section 114 mean bankruptcy for local government?
How chief executives work with councillors
Voter ID was required in the May 2023 local elections for the first time. And everyone has questions about it – of course. Dr Greg Stride answers some of the big ones for us.
Once again LGIU will be watching the returns and bringing you results and analysis for the 2023 local elections in England. All eyes here for winners, losers and what it means for local government.
We want to find out which local government remits our readers believe are top priorities for this coming year. Vote now in our poll to give us your insights into what matters most in 2023 and beyond.
Whether you’re a brand new councillor or an old hand, LGIU is here to support you to deliver for your local residents. LGIU Chief Executive Jonathan Carr-West explains how new councillors can start benefitting from LGIU now.
Once again we are teaming up with Vuelio to bring you our weekly elections bulletin. We’ll be looking at all the news and key developments – putting the spotlight firmly on the local nature of these all important elections.
With local government elections in Victoria, Australia, set for October 2024, we spoke with Local Government Victoria to find out more about compulsory pre-candidate training, and the benefits for the local government sector.
Water conservation is a critical issue for life and for sustainable development. In recent years, Spain has become one of the most water-stressed industrialized countries in the world. The municipal experiences of water conservation in Spain may offer valuable insights for local government experts interested in comparative cases of water usage and conservation.
All Things England – the ongoing increase in asylum seekers, new art and a ban on metal detectorists
LGIU England Commissioner, Peter Smith, rounds up the local government news of the past week, highlighting the likely increase in asylum seekers with the conflict in Sudan, a new Damien Hirst art work on the Thames and a ban on metal detectorists in Lincolnshire.