...understand how it can be used to engage with councillors? LB: Initially, it will take a bit of time to build the platform’s profile up to a point where citizens...
How has the UK economy developed since the EU referendum, and how does this compare with what was said before the referendum? Economic considerations are not the only issue in the brexit debate, but the economic implications of brexit are likely to be profound and need to be clearly understood.
...State of Local Government Finance Survey which has been widely covered in the news. Listen on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/lgiu-fortnightly Subscribe via iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/lgiu-fortnightly/id1348770998 Search “LGiU Fortnightly” in your podcast app Read...
...which sounds like it could be a book about local government. When I finish that I’ll be reading Hillbilly Elegy – it’s a book about what’s happening socially and politically...
Working in public services requires a great deal of connectivity – both with regards to phone signal and internet connection. But what about when you are based somewhere without a good internet connection? LGiU Scotland’s Kim Fellows blogs about her travels across Scotland recently and the difficulties she has faced.
Scottish Government have published the report “Ending Homelessness Together: High Level Action Plan.” The report outlines a number of actions to end homelessness, improve housing access and get people off the streets. This briefing covers the actions outlined in the report and considers the role of local government in ending homelessness.
There are lots of innovative projects going on across Ireland, and many are recognised in the Chambers Excellence in Local Government Awards. Here we take five winners from the 2018 awards to showcase what we can learn here in Scotland.
This is the fourth instalment in our new series of monthly briefings on local government activities. This month we’re looking at achievements and innovations from Tipperary County Council, drawing from the March edition of their Chief Executive’s Monthly Report.
Demand for mental health services is at an all-time high with organisations issuing warnings of the real impact this is having on children, adults and staff. The government have recently committed to prioritising mental health with a series of measures aiming to transform mental health services. Is this working?
The Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009 provides platform on which Scotland is building an active, collaborative approach to managing flood risk across the country. This briefing will look at the work being done to enhance flood risk management in Scotland through the implementation of the act.