When only 17% of council leaders in England and 9% in Wales are women, the Local Government Commission asks: does local government work for women? This is the sixth in our evidence session series and will explore women’s representation in the most senior roles, profile and celebrate women in leadership.
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The LGiU and Vodafone are hosting a high level roundtable event with Lorraine McMillan, Chief Executive of East Renfrewshire Council, to discuss digital local government, connectivity and local growth in Scotland. The roundtable will bring together council officers, politicians and senior business leaders to discuss the future plans for digital transformation across the country. Data…
How can local government make the most of the current situation and build a collective case for meaningful change in how England is governed? LGiU is working with the James Madison Charitable Trust to establish a high level Network made up of local government leaders and chief executives to answer some of the biggest questions…
Drawing on the experiences of ‘Lucy’, a survivor of child rape and other forms of sexual abuse who participated in a restorative justice conference, Prof McGlynn will consider the possibilities and potential pitfalls of using restorative approaches in cases of sexual violence.
External Event: Your Parliament, Your Voice – The voice of ethnic minorities in the Scottish Parliament
An opportunity for representatives from Scotland’s ethnic minority communities to discuss your experiences and expectations of engaging with the Scottish Parliament with the independent Commission on Parliamentary Reform
Webinar: Social Media to Engage Citizens & Communities: Councillor & Officer Engagement in the Digital Age
This webinar workshop is a basic introduction to social media. It looks at the importance of engaging rather than just promoting and it briefly goes through the tools that both officers and councillors can use.
Description: In this webinar we are going to look at ‘Intentional Networks’ and how they can be created online to achieve an agreed outcome, and particularly in this webinar a learning outcome. This is particularly pertinent for those in local government, community and health professions where the exchange of information is vital. It is…
Scotland aspires to being a Circular Economy Nation – what does this mean for our economy, our civil society and citizens? How can we contribute? What impact might this approach have in reducing carbon emissions? What initiatives are leading the way?
Local Trust and LGiU are hosting a roundtable event to discuss how councillors can best help their community by encouraging local people and groups to take the lead on projects and issues that matter to them.
When only 33% of councillors and 25% of local government chief executives are women, the Local Government Commission asks: does local government work for women? This is the fifth in our evidence session series. This meeting will examine how the changing shape of local government is affecting women's progression to and experience of senior roles.