Kirsten Urquhart, Chief Executive at Young Scot, outlines the organisation’s new three-year plan which has been co-created with young people from across Scotland.
The Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) will choose its new leadership team including the President on June 17th. COSLA President is a key role in Scottish public life and never more so than right now. The office is multifaceted due to its recent history, as this blog explains in detail.
The health, public health and social care round-up summarises new policy, research and publications that are relevant to elected members and officers interested in health and social care.
This briefing discusses current obstacles for local governments in realising the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030′s priorities and highlights some ways to overcome these obstacles to build resilient communities.
The UK Government commissioned for England an independent review of children’s social care in 2021. This “once in a lifetime” review, led by Josh MacAlister, has now been published and key points are set out in this briefing.
Digital connectivity is an increasingly important issue across the world. In this interview, we speak to Steve McDonald, service manager for economic growth culture, tourism and events at Stirling Council, about the Council’s innovative Regional Digital Hubs project.
What do you think are the top three most essential skills for councillors? Find out what LGIU members and followers told us here.
Providing a rough analysis and commentary on three recent or ongoing shared transport schemes in Melbourne, Victoria and Newcastle, New South Wales, this briefing demonstrates how elements of scheme design must be blended effectively to create a workable transport alternative.
Your monthly review of the latest local government research and policy from leading think tanks around the world. This month’s edition focuses on recent elections in Europe, as well as the housing crisis in Australia. It also includes reports covering governance, municipal finance, healthcare, and infrastructure.