Place and Community is the second pillar to be launched of the LGIU’s Post Covid Councils project. The theme is fundamentally about relationships – relationships between place, local economies and people, and between place, people, communities and equality.
Primer: the essentials of local government finance in England
A New Settlement: place and wellbeing in local government
An introduction to overview and scrutiny
This article by David Marlow sets out an explicitly provocative narrative to stimulate the thinking of local authorities and partners about whether there is and should be a ‘think global – act local’ dimension to their place-based recovery strategies and priorities.
In preparation for schools reopening, this bundle collates our recent content on schools and learning in the context of the pandemic, including higher and further education.
To keep readers busy over their ‘staycation’ summers, we have collated a new reading (and listening) list of our favourite LGIU content which includes new work as well as pieces from our archives.
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.
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.