One of the most difficult areas for central and local government has been understanding the evidence about how Covid-19 is spread, its differential impacts and what are the most effective measures to manage the pandemic. This bundle draws together our work on public health learning arising from Covid-19.
Power down to level up: resilient place-shaping for a post-Covid world
You CAN handle the truth: How councils can build trust and recovery in an age of alternate facts
Bundle: Social mobility
In this bundle, we bring together much of our recent work on food issues and the impact of Covid-19 on many aspects of food policy, all from a local government perspective.
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…
LGIU’s Sustainable Futures theme, as part of our Post-Covid Councils project, aims to highlight the practical and pressing opportunities open to local government and its partners in building a cleaner, greener, more sustainable and ultimately fairer future for all.
Covid-19 coverage in the UK media seems to have shifted from health to the economy – though they are clearly closely linked. This bundle brings together our most recent content on the economy and employment.
This bundle brings together content showcasing town policy innovations from around Scotland that will be of interest to Irish local government.
This page brings together some of our work about the impact of Covid-19 on black, asian and minority ethnic people and communities.
This guide written by LGIU associate trainer Miranda Smythe offers an introduction to mental health disorders, laws and people’s rights and tips for supporting and communicating with a person who has a mental health diagnosis.
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’.
Can the government order schools to reopen? Can local authorities require them to remain closed? John Fowler takes a deep dive into a burgeoning legal quagmire.