Just months away from its launch, uncertainty surrounds the shared prosperity fund and whether it will make up for EU money that paid for regional and local economic development in the UK prior to Brexit.
Polling day is here at last! Today, voters are heading to the polls to elect over 6,000 local representatives across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Our latest bulletin with Vuelio fills you in on all the latest news and updates as we get closer to the final results.
In May 2019, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) launched the IFS Deaton Review on Inequality. This briefing deals with the review’s work on gender inequality and focuses on the ‘Women and men at work’ report, published in December 2021.
As 2021 draws to a close we’d like to say thank you to our member councils and all those who have contributed to and supported LGiU Australia. We’ll be taking a break over the Christmas period and look forward to being back with you in the new year.
The Victorian Local Government Culture Project recently released their discussion paper, seeking input from the local government sector and other stakeholders around three key themes: leadership experience and capability councillor journey early intervention and effective dispute resolution. This marks an important first step in the project which seeks to provide a platform for the local…
A new report by a House of Lords committee sets out how strong local leadership combined with more generous government funding and further devolution are key to reviving towns and cities in the UK following the pandemic.
This briefing is focussed on the 2020-21 local government audit results, with a particular focus on the sector’s financial performance, position, and financial sustainability in light of the COVID-19 pandemic’s continued impact on the sector. It will be of interest to councillors, CEOs and senior executives.