LGiU Scotland’s Kim Fellows is in conversation with David Martin, CE Dundee Council, and Emily Lynch, Improvement Service, talking about the Local Government Benchmarking Framework.
Helping local authorities to tackle homelessness through data and evidence
Providing essential information for young people in Scotland during the Covid-19 pandemic
Embracing winter – learning from international experience part II
LGiU welcomes HCLG Select Committee report on council finances that backs Local Finance Taskforce recommendations
The LGiU welcomes HCLG Select Committee report on council finances that backs Local Finance Taskforce recommendations.
Councillor Susan Brown, Leader of Oxford City Council, spoke to LGiU’s Ingrid Koehler recently for the LGiU Fortnightly episode on climate emergency in local government. To provide a little bit more information about the citizens’ assembly, Oxford City Council has provided a FAQ:
With councils across the country declaring climate emergencies, we ask a couple of them what this really means for the way they work. Cllr Kevin Maguire, Cabinet Member for Environment in Norwich City Council, [12:30] describes their approach to integrating environmental with social and economic outcomes, and Cllr Susan Brown, Leader of Oxford City Council,…
It’s #CityHallSelfie day in the USA. Our friends at ELGL – Engaging Local Government Leaders – run an annual event celebrating local government love.
Marcus Johns, researcher at IPPR North, discusses their recent work with northern local authorities to encourage high quality jobs for residents – and what other councils can learn from their experiences. Local authorities can help fight the enduring, severe job quality crisis we are facing. This crisis is characterised by low pay, insecure houses, and…
Cllr Shane Hebb of Thurrock Council recounts his experience of winning the Finance and Transformation award at LGiU’s Cllr Awards 2018 last November. Plus we hear about the important financial and cultural work he has carried out within his council role.
Andrew Brightwell discusses Public Square's work with councils to revitalise citizen engagement with local democracy.
Councillor Gail Harris is Norwich City Council’s deputy leader and cabinet member with responsibility for social housing. Here she explains the story behind the council’s celebrated new Goldsmith Street development, the first council homes to be nominated for the RIBA Stirling Prize.