Police and Crime Commissioners are the biggest change to policing since the Police Act 1964. The new relationship between a chief constable and a single Police and Crime Commissioner, to whom they are accountable, will define policing. Now they are here, will anyone notice?
A New Settlement: place and wellbeing in local government
The mechanics of devolving power
Devometrics: How to Measure Decentralisation? A Review of the Literature
With growing pressure on adult social care resources, the goal of promoting efficient, outcome-focused services has never been more important. Outcomes Matter, an LGiU report supported by homecare provider Mears, examines the issue.
This report, based on LGiU research conducted in partnership with the NUT and Unison, looks at the future of education governance in light of the fact that more than half of secondary schools are now academies or free schools.
This report looks at the current system that requires councils to publish public notices in local newspapers – at an annual cost of up to £67.85m.
This report draws on research carried out by LGiU to examine the local government response to the summer riots of 2011, and gives a snapshot of how prepared local authorities are to respond to future riots.
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Local Government 2012 inquiry looked at the nature and funding of adult social care.
This report from the LGiU, with support from John Laing, draws on new research carried out by the LGiU to examine current local authority partnership arrangements, identify barriers to community investment at a local level and highlight innovative examples of current partnership working.
This joint publication from Governance International and the LGiU brings together contributors from councils, health and social care providers, the voluntary sector and universities.
This paper from the LGiU, in association from Unison looks at Ministry of Justice (MOJ) plans to reform the Probation Service and community sentencing.
This report based new research conducted by the LGiU and supported by the Carnegie Trust looks at the future role of arms length bodies in public service delivery.