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The Marmot Review and Marmot 10 years on

This backgrounder is part of a Local Democracy Research Centre paper on global health inequalities. Read Still unequal: dealing with health inequalities through the pandemic and beyond Marmot principles for addressing health inequalities ‘Fair Society Healthy Lives’, the final report of the Marmot Review, was published in 2010. Sir Michael Marmot had been commissioned to analyse…

England & Wales, Global, Scotland

Health inequalities before Covid-19

This backgrounder is part of a Local Democracy Research Centre paper on global health inequalities. Read Still unequal: dealing with health inequalities through the pandemic and beyond Seven out of 10 people live in countries where inequality is growing fast, and those at the top of society are leaving the rest behind. –Oxfam Even It Up:…

Global

What is meant by health inequalities?

This backgrounder is part of a Local Democracy Research Centre paper on global health inequalities. Read Still unequal: dealing with health inequalities through the pandemic and beyond There is a degree of consensus about how we define health inequalities among governments and local government in the UK. It is a more complex issue when looked…

Global

LGIU and Vuelio 2022 Elections Bulletin – 28 April

The big day is so very close. As we count down the final seven days to polling day, check out the next instalment of your exclusive elections bulletin with all the latest commentary and analysis ahead of the 2022 local elections.

England & Wales, Scotland
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New Zealand’s Central-Local Relationship: Death by a Thousand Cuts

This briefing looks at the future for local government in New Zealand, primarily territorial local authorities (regional councils are on a different track), as the result of the reforms central government has embarked on or is considering.

Global
Members

Growing pains: the problems with private renting in England

Private renting has grown considerably during the past 20 years, along with the problem of how to regulate it. Should it be largely left to tenants to exercise their rights or do local authorities need greater enforcement powers? This briefing examines findings by the National Audit Office.

England & Wales
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2022-23 Scottish local government finance settlement – all you need to know

This briefing looks at the funding provided to councils through the provisional Local Government Finance Settlement 2022-23. It explains some of the background to the settlement; outline its main features; and, looks at why it has been received with disappointment by the local government community.

Scotland