Patrycja Kupiec, Director of YWCA Scotland, on their groundbreaking report and the culmination of three years’ research, The Status of Young Women in Scotland 2018, and what it means for young women in Local Government.
The Granite City becomes the Green City
12 steps for digital inclusion
2020 Spending Review – ‘relative stability’ for children and young people’s services
Hannah Ormston, Policy and Development Officer at the Carnegie UK Trust takes us through steps Scotland and Wales are taking to shift from a welfare state to an enabling state.
Ahead of World Hepatitis Day, Rachel Halford, Chief Executive of The Hepatitis C Trust, discusses why cuts to local authority funding could be devastating for the fight to eradicate the hepatitis C in this country.
Alison Clark-Dick explains how the Improvement Service are turning local government data into a valuable and self-sustaining asset and what this means for local authorities.
Elinor Dickie, Public Health Intelligence Adviser at NHS Health Scotland blogs about the recent news announcing that drug related deaths are at their highest since records began, and how these deaths are preventable.
It’s been a big week at LGiU. We hosted our annual Local Government APPG reception on the beautiful House of Commons terrace and launched the final report from the Local Finance Taskforce. Hear the full keynote speech by Rt Hon James Brokenshire, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, in which he acknowledges…
On Monday night, the Local Government APPG (for which LGiU provides the secretariat), hosted its annual summer reception on the House of Commons Terrace. It was an evening to celebrate local government but also an opportunity to discuss some of the current challenges facing councils. James Brokenshire MP, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and…
If you’re anything like LGiU staffers, you’re a fan of a nice town hall. For me, no summer holiday is complete without a visit to a town hall, which the rest of the family totally embraces begrudgingly accepts. We suspect many of our readers share our love for a bit of municipal tourism. Send us…
CLES, the think-and-do tank, held their second annual Community Wealth Building Summit last month. LGiU Scotland’s Isla Whateley attended and blogs here about what she learned.