Location: England & Wales



Housing and planning round-up March 2024

Homelessness is the big issue in this month’s housing and planning roundup, with sharp rises in rough sleeping in England and Scotland. Other stories include right to buy, regulation, fire safety, holiday lets and ways to fund the Scottish planning system.


Who runs the councils in No Overall Control?

Before this year’s local elections in May, there are 91 councils across England in “No Overall Control”. We take a look at what this means in practice. 

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Vacancy – Database Assistant

Salary: £25,000 per annum Contract Type: 6 month fixed term, full time Working for: LGiU International Ltd Reporting to: Head of Systems and Digital Location: UK Purpose of Role The Local Government Information Unit (LGIU) is a membership organisation dedicated to supporting local government. Our purpose is to make sure that local government is informed,…


State of the locals 2024

In this session, jointly hosted with Ipsos, experts will discuss our brand-new polling that explores public attitudes to local elections and local government.

Members & Global Local

The role and impact of TV and film production in local economies

The UK is seeing a rapid growth in demand for original content from studios, broadcasters, and streaming services, leading to an increase in local TV and film production. Despite a shortfall of facilities and skilled crew, the development of new production hubs is attracting investment from both national and local government. This briefing explores.

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Members & Global Local

The role and importance of local, independent cinemas in communities

This briefing explores how local, independent cinemas play a significant role in establishing a sense of place and providing a personalised, friendly service in communities. They offer social and community benefits, as well as cultural and inclusive advantages. However, they are facing existential challenges and need local government support to survive.

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