Our Scottish Spotlight is an important chance to bring you all the latest updates from the local government sector in Scotland as well as key resources to keep your 2023 in the local government informed and connected!
Catch up with our latest health, public health and social care round-up. This monthly service summarises new policy, research and publications that are relevant to elected members and officers interested in health and social care.
All Things England – the ongoing increase in asylum seekers, new art and a ban on metal detectorists
LGIU England Commissioner, Peter Smith, rounds up the local government news of the past week, highlighting the likely increase in asylum seekers with the conflict in Sudan, a new Damien Hirst art work on the Thames and a ban on metal detectorists in Lincolnshire.
Just because the Edinburgh fringe festival announced it is going firework free this year, doesn’t mean there aren’t any sparks in Scottish local government. From promises of a new deal for local government as well as an array of new funding and consultations, catch up on all the latest news and developments right here.
This week, the LGIU Ireland team were out in the field attending two conferences which provided great opportunities to touch base with the wider sector and share learning – read all about it and more in this week’s All Things Ireland, bringing you all the big updates and developments in Irish local government.
The monthly Global Local Think Tank review highlights relevant research and policy from leading think tanks around the world. This month: artificial intelligence (AI), economic inactivity after the pandemic, and low wage/precarious work. It also includes reports covering food systems, migration governance and wellbeing policy tools.
All Things England – the placement of asylum seekers, threats to local planning rights and a rap video on voter ID
LGIU England Commissioner, Peter Smith rounds up the local government news of the past week, highlighting the ongoing battle between central government and local authorities on the placement of asylum seekers, threats to local planning rights and a new rap video on voter ID.
Read on for key updates that affect local government in Scotland, as the sector looks for hints about what changes at Scottish Government mean for the 32 Councils. Keep reading to find out what else has been happening this week…