England & Wales Communities and society

LGiU Fortnightly 27th September – Keeping the show on the road


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This week’s LGiU Fortnightly sees the return of Andrew Walker, who has been away finishing his PhD thesis over the summer. Andrew and Ingrid run through LGiU’s latest briefings, covering special educational needs and disabilities, housing, and prison funding. They also discuss the political uncertainties of Brexit and Parliament’s prorogation, as well as the party conferences which are taking place throughout September. Finally, we hear about what local government is doing to tackle climate change, including car-free days in London, Edinburgh, Bristol and Cardiff.

Plus, our regular roundup of Daily News, including AirBnB short-term lets and council policy, green belt commuter villages, and Dutch-style roundabouts!

Hosted by Andrew Walker and Ingrid Koehler. Tweet us @LGiU.

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LGiU Fortnightly is LGiU’s in-house podcast, bringing you the latest news from the world of local government. We update you on the key events from the past fortnight, as well as news from us and our members, so you’re always in the loop. We’re always looking for more ways to bring you the information you need in a way that works around your busy schedule – let us know what you think by tweeting us @LGiU