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Reconciliation: Case studies and resources for local government

Every week, we highlight inspiration and innovation from local government worldwide. In this article, we focus on ways local government shows themselves as leaders in reconciliation. You’ll find best practice from Ireland, Scotland, USA, Canada and England along with plenty of practical policy and resources to for more insight and guidance on the topic.

Global Blog-article
Members

Parliamentary update: February 2024

The purpose of this briefing is to provide a regular update on the progress of each piece of legislation through the Houses of Parliament that is of relevance to local authorities in England and Wales.

England & Wales Briefing
Members

Housing and planning round-up February 2024

Housing waiting lists are the big issue in this month’s housing and planning round-up, with the government proposing controversial changes ahead of the general election. Other stories include rough sleeping in London, homelessness in Scotland, brownfield development, regulatory changes and a new pledge over no-fault evictions.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing

And Finally: Sand dunes and Christmas trees

Highlights from this week:Our latest global newsletter on care experienced people, some of our favourite local gov stories from the past week, and rebuilding a beach using... christmas trees?

Daily-news

Care experienced people: Case studies and resources for local government

Every week, we highlight inspiration and innovation from local government worldwide. In this article, we focus on those supporting those with experience of being in care. You’ll find best practice from England, Scotland and Australia, along with plenty of practical policy and resources to for more insight and guidance on the topic.

Global Blog-article

And Finally: Local markets

Highlights from this week: The future of local markets, our new Global Local Executive Panels, and a question on local cinemas.

Daily-news

Markets: Case studies and resources for local government

Every week, we highlight inspiration and innovation from local government worldwide. In this article, we focus on the councils working to create markets that are a source of pride to their communities. You’ll find best practice from the UK, Sweden, the USA and the Netherlands, and plenty of useful policy and resources.

Global Blog-article
Members

Health, public health and social care round-up: January 2024

The health, public health and social care round-up summarises new policy, research and publications that are relevant to elected members and officers interested in health and social care. Key developments in January include extra social care funding, more proposed strikes and a ban on disposal vapes.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing
Members & Global Local

Global Local Think Tank Review – December 2023/January 2024

Our global think tank review highlights key findings from the world’s leading think tanks and research institutes. This edition includes publications on safeguarding elections, combatting misinformation/disinformation, disaster preparedness, and challenges surrounding net zero and decarbonising buildings. Featured reports also look at inclusive economies, rural disadvantage and opportunities for SMEs.

Global Briefing