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Collection: Energy – powering local future

This collection showcases a range of LGIU work that explores energy on a local level, including transitions in energy sources and powering future homes. It has plenty of key resources to offer for staff and councillors in public services that aspire to drive a sustainable energy transition in their areas.

England & Wales, Global, Scotland Publication

Collection: Tackling pollution

This collection showcases a range of LGIU work that explores all things pollution, including air, waste and water. From exclusive LGIU member content to our Global Local newsletters, plus articles which are free for anyone to read, we provide resources to support better policy and practice for your communities.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland Publication

Collection: Environmental governance

This collection showcases a range of LGIU work that explores all things environmental governance on a local level, including best environmental practice from local leaders around the world, the importance of community engagement, and adaptation and resilience strategies.

England & Wales, Global, Northern Ireland, Scotland Publication

Notable practice: LGIU case study roundup May 2023

Councils around the world are tackling problems with resourcefulness and ingenuity. LGIU’s round up of case studies, good practice highlights from our exclusive Daily News and. more. From re-wilding to economic development and cost-of-living support.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Publication With case study

Collection: Cost of living crisis

Many global economies are going through a ‘cost of living crisis’. There are many factors that are currently contributing to this problem as explored within this collection of LGIU resources. Here you can explore the different components and the critical role of local government in the midst of these rising financial concerns.

England & Wales, Global, Scotland Publication

Collection: Irish spotlight

This collection highlights the services Irish local government provides for their communities. In keeping with the theme of LGMA’s Your Council Day, we’ll be showcasing the range of work taking place across Irish local authorities, including the services not always associated with councils, such as arts and heritage, urban and village renewal, and tourism.

Ireland Publication

Collection: Democracy, devolution and governance

This collection showcases a range of LGIU work that explores democracy, devolution and governance. From exclusive LGIU Member content to our Global Local newsletters filled with innovation and inspiration, plus articles which are free for anyone to read, this collection provides resources to support better policy and practice for your communities.

England & Wales, Global, Scotland Publication

Collection: Local government finance – international lessons

International research and lessons on local government finance. What are the challenges? What are the potential solutions and how can we ensure a sustainable future for local government?

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Publication

Local government finance: a comparative study

The Local Democracy Research Centre has commissioned experts at the University of Northumbria, led by Dr Kevin Muldoon-Smith, to look at how local government is funded in different countries around the world. This is an introduction to that research with an overview to the funding systems in England, Germany, Italy and Japan.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Publication

Global Local: Think Tank Review May 2023

The monthly Global Local Think Tank review highlights relevant research and policy from leading think tanks around the world. This month: offices to houses, public services digital, Covid recovery fraud, whistle blowing and active travel.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Publication