This bundle brings together two series of briefings and other recent LGIU work looking at how towns and cities are responding to crises now and planning for the future.
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Covid-19 has had unequal effects on household finances. Wealthier families cut non-essential spending, increased savings and benefited from rising asset values, while poorer households were often unable to reduce spending and suffered a loss of income. Two new reports assess the worsening wealth gap left by the pandemic.
This workshop is intended to develop an understanding of how conflicts arise and develop and what practical steps can be taken to resolve them quickly and confidently.
This briefing sets out: why good governance has always been important, why it is more important than ever as we recover and renew public services post-pandemic, what can happen when governance goes badly wrong, and some views on what good governance might look like in an increasingly uncertain world.