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Managing floods: Supporting local partnerships

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.

England & Wales Publication
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Technology and transformation in town halls

LGiU has worked in partnership with Hewlett-Packard to look at the opportunities and challenges presented to local authorities by new technology.

England & Wales Publication
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Evaluation of the Cabinet Office Commissioning Academy

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.

England & Wales Publication
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Public Houses: How councils and communities can save pubs

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.

England & Wales Publication
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People-shaped places: how Lambeth let residents redesign the neighbourhood

LGiU has carried out an evaluation of Lambeth’s new approach to improving the local neighbourhood. The evaluation draws together some broad, practical tips for councils similarly interested in placing a community engagement programme at the centre of council delivery.

England & Wales Publication
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Municipal Futures

LGiU has published a new collection of short essays on the future of local government. The collection, written by LGiU staff, is an attempt to move beyond debates about technical solutions to problems and to ask more fundamental questions about what local government means in the 21st century.

England & Wales Publication
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Planning: problem or solution?

This is a collection of essays offering views and suggestions from key commentators on the planning system.

England & Wales Publication