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Brexit – Ratification Ramifications – What’s a WAT?

The commentary to date on Brexit has focused on the process, the politics, the likely outcome and the consequences of the new arrangements. There has been little analysis of the ratification processes required to give effect to the Brexit Treaties. This briefing will explore this.

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New Zealand local government and common themes with local government globally

This briefing is one of a series covering global local government. It provides an overview of local government in New Zealand, focusing on the funding of New Zealand local government and on the challenges it faces, some of which are common to sub national government globally, including in the UK.

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Local Elections in the UK 2017 – The overall results

This briefing covers the net gains and losses across the UK, by political party. We also look at the overall picture, and announce the results and turnout from the mayoral elections. Finally, we look in more detail at the results across England, Wales and Scotland.

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Local Government Grants and Subsidies from Central Government

Examining one of the key sources of funding the revenue accounts of Irish local authorities, this paper will first illustrate the four main sources of funding the revenue accounts of local authorities today and demonstrate that government grants and subsidies represents 26% of the funding source base of local authorities for 2017.

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Strategic Implementation in Irish Local Government

Is the implementation of strategy a huge challenge, irrespective of the macro environment? What approaches worked? How was resistance to change overcome? Did new implementation methodologies evolve that can be used in better times?

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The Role of Local Government in Northern Ireland

In 2015, eleven new councils in Northern Ireland took the reigns of service delivery and representation to begin the process of moving to a new local government model, one that was different from those of the past and designed for the 21st Century. This briefing explores both this model and the history of local governance…

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A Stepping Stone to Something More? A Comparative Analysis of Local Government Candidacy and Multi-level Institutional Factors in Canada, Scotland and Ireland

This briefing will assess if the perception of municipalities in Canada differs from that of their local authority counterparts in the UK and Ireland, and if institutional factors play a role in this regard, and aim to shed greater light on the raison d’etre of local and municipal governance in all three states.

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