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.
Cities are leading in efforts to advance workers’ rights
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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.
As a parting gift before leaving for holiday, LGIU’s Chief Executive, Jonathan Carr-West shares the list of books he is aspiring to read this summer, if he can find the time – and ideally, a hammock underneath an olive grove too!
Councillor Donna Stimson, lead for Climate Change and Sustainability in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead in the South East of England discusses the importance of local climate action including the recent creation of the Borough’s first Climate Partnership and the challenge of building political consensus.
The Global Local podcast has returned to celebrate the first birthday of Global Local in both its newsletter and podcast form. Host Ingrid Koehler and LGIU’s Chief Executive Jonathan Carr-West come together to chat about this exciting milestone along with all the big plans that are in store for Global Local’s future.
New research into alternative sources of funding local government, share your experience in a one page survey.
Central government is barely functioning but, writes Jonathan Carr-West, while Westminster burns local government will of course keep the country running and carry on delivering the services that their communities need and rely on. It was ever thus.
The Summer Reading Challenge is a free annual scheme encouraging primary school children to read at least six books from their local library over the summer months. It’s a vital motivator for children to keep reading when schools are shut – find out more about the scheme here.
LGiU’s CEO Jonathan Carr-West gives a keynote address at the 2022 ALGA conference on how only local government can rebuild trust in democracy and meet the public policy challenges of the 21st century – but we need a global learning network to do so