This week's And Finally wraps up everything you may have missed from LGIU! This week we launch a new report on building democratic support for net zero, and your last chance to nominate for Cllr Awards 2023.
Our monthly Think Tank review highlights key findings from leading think tanks and research institutes across the globe. Topics this month include climate resilient housing, social attitudes towards climate action, youth engagement, childcare challenges, employability support schemes and digital inclusion.
Housebuilding is the big issue in this month’s housing and planning roundup, with government plans to relax rules on river pollution thwarted by the House of Lords. Other stories include homelessness in Scotland, concerns over concrete, regulation fees and onshore wind farms.
Our new ‘bookmark-able’ version of our weekly policy, news and data roundup for Australian local government. This week: Outstanding council climate initiatives, barriers to first home ownership, and issues with Australian diets.
Highlights from this week include LGIU's Local Democracy Research Centre's new report on the impact of voter ID on administrators, our latest Global Local on the Universal Basic Income, and there's less than one week to nominate for the LGIU and CCLA Cllr awards!
This bulletin is essential reading as Autumn approaches, here we provide an update on progress of legislation currently in Holyrood, from the previous Programme for Government to the newly published Programme for Government 2023-24.
Our new ‘bookmark-able’ version of our weekly policy, news and data roundup for Australian local government. This week: A $1 billion Energy Security Corporation, best practice in local truth-telling, and record waiting times in NSW hospital emergency departments.
Highlights from this week include financial sustainability in local government and LGIU's collection of finance resources and international lessons, our latest Global Local on the power of music, and don't forget to nominate for the LGIU and CCLA Cllr awards!
This briefing summarises our recent LGIU & VLGA Global Local Executive Panel, where senior decision-makers in local government from around the world discussed how local government can approach climate action while in permacrisis.
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.