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Net Zero by 2050: UK Government progress report

This briefing summarises the Government’s response to the Committee on Climate Change’s annual report, assessing progress in reducing emissions over the past year. The role of local authorities can play in meeting this ambitious 2050 target will also be explored, making this briefing relevant to those with roles in sustainability, energy and planning.

England & Wales, Ireland, Scotland

Brexit preparedness: Perspectives from Brexit Lead Officers

This briefing brings together notes from recent LGIU Brexit Network meetings and provides an enlightening snapshot of the current state of preparedness within the sector, and of the challenges local government faces in ensuring a smooth exit from the EU on January 1st.

England & Wales, Scotland

Regional banks: the missing ingredient in levelling up communities?

The UK banking system is missing a vital component in driving better social, environmental and economic outcomes for local economies: regional mission-led banks. How might the UK also benefit, and what is the role of local government?

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Blog Post

12 steps for digital inclusion

Since the outbreak of Covid-19, the scale of digital exclusion in the UK has been exposed beyond previous understanding. In this blog, Georgina Bowyer, Policy and Development Officer at Carnegie UK Trust, talks us through their new report Learning from Lockdown: 12 steps to eliminate digital exclusion, in which a plan of action is laid…

England & Wales, Scotland Blog Post