This briefing explores how local governments can include reporting on the circularity gap as part of their wider annual reporting processes, measuring their role in transitioning to a circular economy alongside other key local government metrics.
Arguments continue to rage over who should pay for fire safety four years after Grenfell. According to MPs, the government and industry should be helping social landlords and others, including leaseholders, by paying more towards the removal of dangerous cladding from tower blocks and other safety defects.
Huge claims are made for the potential of Artificial Intelligence. We look here at recent reports on AI, how AI can support services, and the key issues and challenges that arise in implementing AI.
Over 100 of local government’s biggest and brightest, including Rt Hon Caroline Flint MP , met this evening in Westminster for the presentation of the C’llr Achievement Awards 2011. These awards are an initiative we believe strongly in as they exist to find, highlight and celebrate the dedicated effort that councillors put in throughout the…
This briefing looks at current initiatives in NSW and Victoria to elevate environmentally sustainable development targets, including those for net zero carbon development in the planning system.
The 1st World Forum on Urban Violence and Education for Coexistence and Peace brought together government leaders and experts to discuss how to increase security and reduce violence in cities using their local competencies.
This briefing seeks to explore the reasons why local government entities use social media and the differences that exist between usage internationally as well as suggesting recommendations that could be adopted to make the system more efficient in Scotland and the UK moving forward.
LGiU’s new campaign, #DispatchesFromTheDoorstep, aims to shine a light on un-democratic behaviour witnessed on the general election campaign trail and hear how this behaviour is being tackled by individuals, councils, parties and the police.
The new Islands Bill has been published with a focus on ensuring that Scottish Government take more cognisance of the islands in developing policy. This briefing explores the history and the future of islands devolution in Scotland.
This briefing provides local authorities (LAs) and partners with an overview of issues and proposals being advocated for 2015-20 devolution agendas in England. It considers, in particular, often fraught issues around LA relationships with any 'intermediate tier' of governance - i.e. institutions between individual LAs and national government. It will be relevant to councillors and…