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And Finally: Local elections 2024

Highlights from this week: Live updates from the 2024 local elections, our global newsletter on electoral administration, plus a new interview - "Service, activism and politics: The inspirational story of Cllr Helen Wright". 

Daily-news

Electoral administration: Case studies and resources for local government

Every week, we highlight inspiration and innovation from local government worldwide. In this article, we’re focusing on measures from Brazil, Northern Ireland, Timor-Leste and Belgium to improve and protect our electoral systems and campaigns, along with plenty of practical policy and resources on coordinating elections.

Global Blog-article

And Finally: State of the Locals 2024

Highlights from this week: Exclusive new polling with Ipsos on public attitudes to local government and councillors, the role of libraries in 2024, an interview with Dr Grace Vickers, Solace Scotland Chair, and what else we've been up to in April 2024. 

Daily-news

Modern libraries: Case studies and resources for local government

Every week, we highlight inspiration and innovation from local government worldwide. In this article, we’re focusing some of our favourite innovative libraries from around the world. You’ll find best practice examples from Belgium, Japan, China, Canada and the US, along with plenty of practical policy and resources.

Global Blog-article
Members

Housing and planning round-up April 2024

Shared ownership is the big issue in this month’s housing and planning round up, with MPs warning that schemes fail to offer an affordable route to home ownership. Other stories cover rents, noise nuisance, building safety, council tax and homelessness among refugees.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing

And Finally: Fast fashion

Highlights from this week: Fast fashion and local actions to help tackle it, an interview with our 2023 Resilience Champion, and the impact of philanthropy in Dublin. 

Daily-news

Fast fashion: Case studies and resources for local government

Every week, we highlight inspiration and innovation from local government worldwide. In this article, we’re focusing on how local government can help tackle issues surrounding fast fashion pollution. You’ll find best practice from the USA, Australia and France, along with plenty of practical policy and resources.

Global Blog-article
Members

England policy round-up: February and March 2024

The England policy round-up overviews key policy announcements and publications for local government. February and March saw some mixed economic news, and the chancellor’s spring budget. This edition features publications on elections and defending democracy, ideas for economic renewal, and the financial constraints and trade-offs facing the next government.

England & Wales Briefing