Project resilience is intended to stimulate a debate about resilience in the 21st century that puts local democracy at the heart of the concept.
This road map from the LGiU outlines how political devolution to English local government can be achieved as a means of strengthening local economies and improving public services.
This is the final report of the inquiry by the County APPG that looked at health and social care integration. The report was produced by the LGiU and the County Councils Network (CCN).
A valued, well-paid, well-trained work force is essential to good care. This report outlines why we don’t have that now and what we can do to get it.
The report explores how councillors can provide leadership when building new homes and creating new communities. It contains innovative and practical recommendations to help them do so.
Looking after children is the bedrock of any caring society. It is vital for the wellbeing of young people, their families and our communities and so it is essential that we get it right.
Floods have a huge, potentially disastrous impact on communities up and down the country. Though we can't stop it happening, we can look for ways to minimise the damage and to support those affected.
To meet the challenges of the future, we know that we need a new model of local government. We need a fundamental shift in the way we understand the state. Using technology, we can help make this happen.
The Commissioning Academy was set up by the Cabinet Office in 2012 to bring together leading figures from local and central government, as well as other public sector organisations, to learn about new approaches to commissioning and drive innovation across the public sector.
LGiU has worked in partnership with CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) to understand and support councils taking action to protect community pubs. The report argues that local authorities have the powers to prevent pubs being redeveloped.