Publications

We have an extensive catalogue of publications - research reports, long read articles, toolkits and best practice guidelines - that stem from our work with our member councils and other collaborations. Most publications are free to read and download as PDFs but you do need to be logged in to the website. Please sign in or set up an account if you don't already have one (this is free of charge). A few publications are for members only.

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Bundle: Health, social care and Covid-19 – what have we learnt so far?

This bundle brings together some of LGIU’s recent work on health and social care. It looks back to a pre-Covid-19 world (which seems such a long time ago, but is, of course, very recent), at health and social care during the pandemic, and ahead, when we are in ‘recovery’.

England & Wales, Global, Scotland
Members & Followers

Democracy Deferred? To elect or not to elect in the time of Covid-19

The May 2020 elections were postponed in the UK, but other polls in other places have carried on. We cannot afford to postpone democracy forever, what should an election look like in the time of coronavirus?

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland
Members & Followers

Covid-19: It’s not equal in the end

Black and minority ethnic people and the poor are dying in disproportionate numbers from Covid-19. As the evidence mounts by the day will this pandemic mark a sea change in policy to tackle health inequalities in the future?

England & Wales, Scotland

Bundle: Global Covid-19 responses

In these unprecedented times, countries around the world look to each other for guidance. In this bundle, we collate all of our Covid-19 content from across the globe, covering responses and learning opportunities from both member and non-member countries. All content in this bundle is free to access for both members and followers.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland
Members & Followers

This changes everything: Policy implications of Covid-19

When in the eye of the storm it is difficult to think beyond the immediate pressure, but when the pandemic has abated it will be important to reflect and learn lessons that will make us better prepared and more resilient for the future.

England & Wales, Global, Scotland
Members & Followers

Bundle: Public health

This bundle brings together some of LGiU’s recent work on public health in the UK and around the world, analysing recent developments on topics ranging from life expectancy and health inequality to approaches to improving mental health for children. This bundle will be of interest to officers, councillors and others with an interest or role…

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland
Members & Followers

Bundle: Homelessness

This bundle brings together some of LGiU’s recent work on homelessness and housing in England, Scotland, Ireland and elsewhere around the world. It analyses recent developments, but also presents a range of different ideas and approaches, providing food for thought for officers, councillors and others with an interest or a role in helping to prevent…

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland
Members & Followers

Bundle: Local government around the world

We focus on local issues in a connected world. What can we learn from local governments around the world as they face both unique challenges and those we all face in our own communities. This is a collection of international local government content.

Global