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Local Finance Taskforce: A roadmap to a sustainable future

The LGiU’s Local Finance Taskforce ran through 2018 /19 to expand the conversation and widen the thinking about what is needed to achieve a well-functioning council funding system. This report and the recommendations it contains are the result of that wide-ranging discussion.

England & Wales Publication
Members & Followers

LGiU Homelessness Commission 2019: Final Report

The LGiU Local Government Homelessness Commission was set up to investigate how councils can fulfil their obligation to prevent homelessness. This report is the first assessment of the state of homelessness prevention from the perspective of local government.

England & Wales Publication
Members

Personal safety for councillors

Our personal safety is something many of us take for granted, this short, members-only guide offers some guidance on assessing risk and adopting strategies and behaviours that will minimise any potential hazards you might identify as part of your councillor role.

England & Wales, Scotland Publication
Members & Followers

Ones to watch 2019: local elections

This guide looks at where the main action will be for the May 2019 local elections.

England & Wales Publication
Members & Followers

LGiU MJ State of Local Government Finance Survey 2019

LGiU and The MJ have run the State of Local Government Finance Survey every January since 2012 to coincide with councils setting their annual budgets. The results give a snapshot of the key pressures facing councils and the impact of ongoing financial uncertainty on their communities.

England & Wales Publication
Members & Followers

Local partnership working for a vibrant night time economy

This new report from LGiU and Portman Group presents the findings of our recent survey of English local authorities on their approach to managing the evening and night time economy.

England & Wales, Scotland Publication
Members & Followers

Local Finance Taskforce – Finance Scorecard

Business Rate Retention and the Fairer Funding Review are important steps towards reforming local government finance; but we believe that to achieve a sustainable system we need a much broader and more radical conversation post 2020.

England & Wales Publication
Members & Followers

Homelessness Commission Launch

LGiU has launched the Local Government Homelessness Commission, led by and for our member councils.

England & Wales Publication