Welcome to All things Scotland, our new weekly overview brought to you by LGIU Scotland Team. Our second edition is focussed on Challenge Poverty Week, Cllr Awards 2022 and a bundle of briefings and reports specially tailored for you.
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
In this Q&A, we chat with Wayne Stanley, Head of Policy and Communication for Simon Communities Ireland about the recent Simon Week 2022 conference and their call for a crisis response to homelessness.
Welcome to All things Scotland, a new weekly overview brought to you by the LGIU Scotland Team. This first edition focuses on what’s coming up in October, including Challenge Poverty Week, Cllr Awards 2022 and several new briefings from LGIU.
Over the Summer LGIU’s Hannah Muirhead travelled to Stornoway to hear about how an e-learning programme from the Western Isles became a nationwide provider of remote teaching and benchmark for e-learning globally.
In this Q&A interview, LGIU’s Freya Millard chatted with Mary Peart, Manager at Kinlochewe Community Toilets, about her experience purchasing and running an ex-local government-owned public toilet block in rural Scotland.
Andrew Walker outlines new cross-country research on whole systems funding for autonomy and innovation in local government.
Lucy Slack, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Local Government Forum, discusses the reactions from members of the Commonwealth in the wake of the Queen’s death and what this moment of change means for the association going forward.