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LGIU@40: For the future of local government – a white paper

LGIU@40: For the Future of Local Government is LGIU’s new programme driven by our core belief in the vital role that local democratic institutions have in creating better places for us all. We will be establishing a set of new ideas about how local government could work better and how we can build the firm…

England & Wales, Scotland

LGIU and Vuelio 2023 Elections Bulletin – 4 May

Once again we are teaming up with Vuelio to bring you our weekly elections bulletin. We’ll be looking at all the news and key developments – putting the spotlight firmly on the local nature of these all important elections.

England & Wales
Members

Das ist interessant! Lessons from Germany on levelling up

Germany is often held up as an example of a successful regional policy. This briefing focuses on reports from Compass and the Fabian Societ which argue that when faced with similar challenges to the UK, Germany’s decentralised government structures and long-term, collaborative approach have been more effective in ‘levelling up’ and reducing regional disparities.

England & Wales, Scotland

LGIU and Vuelio 2023 Elections Bulletin – 27 April

Once again we are teaming up with Vuelio to bring you our weekly elections bulletin. We’ll be looking at all the news and key developments – putting the spotlight firmly on the local nature of these all important elections.

England & Wales
Members

Marked absent: why children are missing full-time education

School attendance has dropped dramatically since the pandemic, with children more like to be absent for reasons other than illness. Why has this occurred and what can be done to get pupils back into the classroom? This briefing investigates using attendance data for England.

England & Wales

Global Local: Think Tank Review April 2023

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.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland
Members

Invisible danger: an economic rationale for clean air in public buildings

This think piece overviews the latest research and insights into the harm presented by poor air quality indoors, especially surrounding economic and public health. It also makes the case for different precautions that can be taken to mitigate the effects.

England & Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland