The LGiU was commissioned by the Department of Health to carry out an independent study of the role of local government in supporting health improvement and tackling health inequalities, and to analyse the structure of support needed locally to deliver effective action for communities.
This collection of essays, published by the LGiU and sponsored by ACCA, tackles one of the thorniest issues in public service – how to fund local government.
This discussion pamphlet explores how localism and strategic planning can work together.
This guide, supported by Natural England, aims to present the first principles for local environmental leadership.
In this discussion document, the arguments for a radical and rapid devolution to local government of resources and responsibilities for tackling worklessness are set out.
This paper calls for a new settlement between communities, local government, national government and its agencies to improve the stewardship of local natural resources, which the LGiU has named ‘Local SONAR’.
Natural England and LGiU formed a partnership to investigate the value of walking as an important part of a package of locally driven preventative measures. This is the report of that inquiry.
This report was written by the LGiU for the London Borough of Southwark. It suggests proposals for dealing with the shortfall in council house funding and raising money needed to bring housing stock up to scratch without simply asking central government for more money.
The LGiU was commissioned by Westminster Council to carry out research in to the growing problem of overcrowding and look at possible long-term solutions. Room to Move is the report of that research. The report recommends an an overhaul of current legislation to bring about fundamental changes to local government finance and to loosen the constraints on…
This is the final report of the All Party Parliamentary Local Government Group’s inquiry into justice in communities.