LGiU England & CCLA Cllr Achievement Awards 2019 – the winners!
And they’re off – election issues 2019
Methil Care Village
This year’s COSLA conference assessed the impact on local government of 20 years of devolution to Holyrood and challenged councils to look ahead to the next 20 years. LGiU Scotland’s, Andy Johnston, was there.
There are 14.3 million people in the UK in poverty. Despite many policy initiatives by central and local government, the poverty rate has hardly changed since 2000. So what can be done to better understand poverty in the UK, asks Kerry Furguson and how should policy makers address it?
Hear about the results from our latest survey, in which we asked UK council chief executives all about how they’re planning for Brexit.
LGiU Scotland’s Kim Fellows is talking with Gerry McCartney from NHS Health Scotland, who is head of the Public Health Observatory.
Party conference season is over for another year and much ink has been spilled over the headline announcements. However, LGiU used the conferences as an opportunity to catch up with our members, council leaders and policy-makers about their views on the challenges facing local government. We’ve been looking at how national policy announcements match up…
Dr Shashidhar Khandavalli tells us how he and colleagues linked people with frailty to data on people needing assisted bin collections.
In a very short time, LGiU will be relaunching our website to make finding and receiving the information you need even easier. Just as many councils are re-examining their digital offer as citizens’ relationship with technology changes and expectations rise – we did the same thing. We asked our members what they needed, applied some…
As climate change becomes an increasingly pressing issue, so too has the issue of waste and single-use disposable items. To mark No Disposable Cup Day, Georgina Massouraki, Campaigns Officer at Keep Scotland Beautiful, blogs about their Cup Movement campaign and the role local government can play.