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What do the manifestos mean for local government? How the election is shaping up for the sector

This briefing examines the key proposals from the UK political party manifestos impacting local government and their services ahead of the general election. Focus areas include devolution, education, social care, housing, and environmental reforms. Highlighting desirability and feasibility, it offers insights valuable for local government councillors and officers.

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What is a risk manager and what do they do?

In this article, Dr Andrew Walker and Dr Greg Stride from the LGIU’s Local Democracy Research Centre outline the role of risk and risk management within local government. They also introduce their new joint research project with Browne Jacobson, seeking the opinions of local authority risk managers on the future of their roles.

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Housing and planning round-up June 2024

The UK general election is the big issue in this month’s housing and planning round-up, with parties setting out their proposals to improve housing and planning. Other stories include evictions, accessibility, homelessness, short term lets and permitted development.

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Local Government Summer Reception

Join us at The Conrad London St. James on 17 July for the 2024 Local Government Summer Reception, hosted by the LGIU and CCN, to engage with new parliamentarians and discuss the future impacts on the local government sector.

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5 Key insights from our Global Local Executive Panel on sustainable housing

Our recent Global Local Executive Panel on sustainable & affordable housing emphasized the importance of innovative financing, community engagement, regional nuances, strong leadership, and cross-border collaboration in creating sustainable, inclusive communities worldwide.

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