Get involved with The Local Democracy Research Centre at LGIU. We’re working on a variety of projects for 2023 that bring rigorous research to find practical solutions. From international comparisons of local government funding to community support for local net zero action, and a toolkit to build inclusive economies and more.
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
Welcome to All Things Scotland, LGIU’s weekly collation of everything local government in Scotland. This week we bring you all the latest reports and updates to keep you informed, engaged and connected.
St Brigid was born in a Druid household and therefore probably less concerned with the issue of vacancy and dereliction, this weeks All Things Ireland focuses on the significant changes in housing and planning this week.
2022 was an award-winning year for Argyll and Bute Council, as Dunoon was recognised as the world-best for community engagement. To find out more about success in Argyll and Bute, LGiU Scotland spoke with Chief Executive Pippa Milne to hear about Argyll and Bute Council, partners and the wider public sector.
LGIU’s Commissioning Editor for England, Peter Smith, rounds up the hot topics on finance, levelling up, refugees and asylum seekers, housing and so much more.
A strong local democracy relies on good relationships. That’s why the theme of the Notwestminster 2023 local democracy event on 18th February is all about trust. Find out how to get involved.
Welcome to All Things Scotland, LGIU’s weekly collation of everything local government in Scotland. This week we bring you all the latest reports and updates to keep Scottish local government informed, engaged and connected.
Welcome to All Things Ireland. In a week where fallout over Sunday’s events in Croke park captured headlines, LGIU Ireland has collected all the key reports, policy development and funding calls to keep Irish local government informed and connected.
NASA, weather stations, schools and climate action. Find out how Fingal County Council promotes staff innovation and delivered an award-winning project in this short blog.
LGIU’s Local Democracy Research Centre is working with the University of Birmingham to investigate the potential impact of a new National Care Service in Scotland. The proposed centralisation of care in Scotland will have widespread implications for local authorities. In this blog, the Birmingham team explain the project, which will be launching very soon.