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And Finally: LGIU@40 and christmas elves

This week’s And Finally celebrates the LGIU's 40th birthday with the launch of our new manifesto. Plus, new resources on intergenerational care, and a great story of a community taking the reins on Christmas decoration. 

And Finally: COP28 and council clogs

This week’s And Finally wraps up everything you may have missed from LGIU, including a new Global Local newsletter on all things COP28, featured articles on AI in local government and our response to Nottingham City Council's Section 114 notice, plus a pair of council-themed clogs.

What to expect from COP28 before it begins

The 28th annual UN meeting of the Conference of the Parties on climate begins this week until the 12th of December. This article overviews what’s going on ahead of the conference, why it’s so important to local government and some of the key issues expected to be raised over the coming weeks.


England policy round-up: October and November 2023

Our England policy round-up overviews the key policy announcements and publications for local government. October and November saw the King’s speech, a reshuffle and the Autumn Statement. The latest edition features publications on levelling up towns and cities, reform of public finances, a new approach to social security and much more.

England & Wales

Winners of the Chambers Ireland 2023 Excellence in Local Government Awards

An awards ceremony which showcases the high level of best practice in Irish local government, LGIU Ireland was pleased to participate in the judging and coverage of Chambers Ireland 2023 Excellence in Local Government Awards. In this article, we bring you the winners in the 15 categories to showcase the high level of best practice…

Ireland, Northern Ireland

Parliamentary update: October/November 2023

The purpose of this briefing is to provide a monthly update on the progress of each piece of legislation through the Houses of Parliament that is of relevance to local authorities in England and Wales.

England & Wales