With all the discussion across local government about the upcoming Devolution and Recovery White Paper, it is important that we develop a clearer idea of the balance of power across the country and between places. All too often this is a debate shaped by the interests and concerns of central government. In a new paper,…
In the latest pillar of our Post-Covid Councils project we explore Place and Community
Leaving no one behind: why local government should take an intersectional response to Covid-19
Black Thrive write for us about shaping Covid-19 recovery plans through community research
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Natalie Heritage, Covid-19 Support Officer at Wiltshire Council, talks about the value of partnership working with the voluntary and community sector through Covid-19 and looking beyond.
How was the test and trace system supposed to work in the UK, and how did its effectiveness become so widely questioned? This briefing covers information on the background of testing, issues with the system, the situation in schools, and the current and potential role of local authorities in improving Covid-19 responses.
James Bonner has written previous LGIU briefings on sustainable mobility and active travel, including on Scottish Government’s ‘Spaces for People’ programme rolled out during the Covid-19 pandemic. He reflects on his experiences in Glasgow during the pandemic and how they align with previous active travel writing.