This is the final report of a project that looked at existing toolkits to support community involvement in, and ownership of, local adaptation and how these tools can help build a strategy or plan to take forward big society work in promoting adaptation to climate change.
Notable practice: LGIU case study roundup March-April 2023
Local government finance: a comparative study
LGIU@40: For the future of local government – a white paper
LGiU has published this guide to help local authorities and other public sector organisations to navigate their way through the policy choices around delivering safe, secure low-carbon energy.
This report, supported by the Royal British Legion, draws on research carried out by the LGiU which looked at how local authorities provide for armed service communities living in their areas.
The LGiU and Partnership, the longest established UK insurer, have produced a report which highlights the cost to local councils of those who begin by funding their own care but fall back on state funding when their own means run out.
The LGiU was commissioned by the Department of Health to carry out an independent study of the role of local government in supporting health improvement and tackling health inequalities, and to analyse the structure of support needed locally to deliver effective action for communities.
This collection of essays, published by the LGiU and sponsored by ACCA, tackles one of the thorniest issues in public service – how to fund local government.
This guide, supported by Natural England, aims to present the first principles for local environmental leadership.
In this discussion document, the arguments for a radical and rapid devolution to local government of resources and responsibilities for tackling worklessness are set out.
This paper calls for a new settlement between communities, local government, national government and its agencies to improve the stewardship of local natural resources, which the LGiU has named ‘Local SONAR’.