Many households have experienced financial shocks over the past few years, how can a local data driven approach to inclusion support greater resilience?
This briefing paper recounts the emergence and initial development of one smart village, namely Corca Dhuibhne in the Kerry Gaeltacht, suggesting that technological investments need to be accompanied by capacity-building and the involvement of community-level stakeholders.
Every year since 1983 the British Social Attitudes survey has tracked changing public attitudes about life in the UK. The latest report explores the impacts of the extraordinary circumstances of Brexit and Covid-19. The resulting insights are relevant to policy makers locally and nationally.
This briefing introduces the concept of open government data and highlights considerations for local governments who are seeking to participate in the data value chain. It is the first in a two-part series, of which the second will focus on the opportunities and challenges for advancing open data maturity in the local government sector.
Vincent Docherty, Head of Education at Aberdeenshire Council discusses how the council is putting learners first through the growth of Foundation Apprenticeships for senior pupils.
Summary: all you want to know about shaping a just and fair transition – local government leading climate action
In the final briefing of our City Deals series, we summarise the previous topics covered along with highlighting a core message: no action is too small, and small actions can have a large cumulative impact.