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Health, public health and social care round-up: September 2023

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.

England & Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland

LGIU@40 Collection: Participation

Participation is a central theme of our LGIU@40 campaign about the future of local government. This collection of resources explores the issues and includes major research reports, articles, member-only briefings and our Global Local newsletter.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

What if people really participated in local democracy?

As part of our LGIU@40 campaign we are asking fundamental questions about the future of local government. Here LGIU’s chief executive Jonathan Carr-West looks at the integral role of effective participation and how we can improve democratic engagement.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland
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IFS Deaton Inequality Review: the distribution of public service spending

In May 2019, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) launched the IFS Deaton Review on Inequality, described as a “five-year study of the inequalities in society”. This latest briefing covers ‘The distribution of public service spending’ report, published in May 2023. 

England & Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland
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Parliamentary update: September 2023

The purpose of this briefing is to provide a monthly 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
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The war on drugs: where are we now?

This briefing examines the background and current situation with drug use in our society, and looks at the role of local authorities, as custodians of public health and community leaders, in addressing various challenges presented by drug addiction in our local communities.

England & Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland With case study
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Global Local Think Tank Review – September 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.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Interview with Oxfordshire County Council: pioneers in local climate action

Oxfordshire is standing out as a pioneering force in climate action. We chatted with the Corporate Director for Environment and Place, Bill Cotton and the Head of Climate Action, Sarah Gilbert, to share their insights with local government colleagues, near and far, who are keen to pick up the pace in adapting to a changing world.

England & Wales, Global With case study
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After dark – local government and the night-time economy

The night-time economy makes a key contribution to the UK economy and employment but has confronted numerous challenges including the changing nature of the high street, the pandemic and cost of living crisis. This briefing considers the role of local authorities in managing, regulating and supporting local night-time economies.

England & Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland