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Participatory Budgeting – what next?

This briefing explores what happened to participatory budgeting around the world during the pandemic and discover where, how and why it survived. It also examines how participatory budgeting has changed since the pandemic and what the future holds.

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Second National Infrastructure Assessment and associated challenges

This briefing provides an overview of the National Infrastructure Commission’s Second National Infrastructure Assessment and locates it in the wider infrastructure planning and management landscape. It considers local and regional implications, and particularly potential LA and CA agendas for discussion with the next national government.

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Inspiring business leaders in schools

This briefing presents case studies of collaborative programmes to promote entrepreneurial and business skills in schools. Some programmes are led by the private sector, some by schools and some by local authorities.

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Winners of the Chambers Ireland 2023 Excellence in Local Government Awards

An awards ceremony which showcases the high level of best practice in Irish local government, LGIU Ireland was pleased to participate in the judging and coverage of Chambers Ireland 2023 Excellence in Local Government Awards. In this article, we bring you the winners in the 15 categories to showcase the high level of best practice…

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Tackling poverty in the travelling community

This backgrounder considers the barriers faced by the Travelling community and the role of local authorities in mitigating some of the worst disparities in the service provisions. Drawing upon a number of good practice case study examples while highlighting where changes can and should be made to ensure more equal treatment and improved outcomes.

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The good, bad and ugly of site provisions for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people

This Q&A with Barry Winchester from the UK charity Friends, Families and Travellers discusses their latest report reviewing the available site provisions for the needs of Gypsy and Traveller people. It is a must-read, as the findings have significant implications and lessons for local government.

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Global Local Think Tank Review – October 2023

Our monthly Think Tank Review highlights key findings from leading think tanks and research institutes across the globe. Topics this month include affordable housing challenges, neighbourhood and school segregation, intergenerational poverty, preventative public services, public health data, international health care systems and government procurement for social value. 

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