This briefing provides a round-up of policy developments, announcements and research related to young people in England and Scotland, covering government announcements, educational attainment in 2023, the effect of the cost of living crisis on young people, and developments in youth justice, among other policy areas.
In this week's Global Local, we're looking into the role of local government in the movements of people, and the important services they provide in helping migrants settle, integrate, and get from place to place.
Local governments are delivering essential services and facilitating resettlement. We explore the intricate and sensitive subject of climate migration, addressing lack of legal recognition for climate migrants, emphasising the most vulnerable communities, and discussing potential challenges.
With 35 Community Centres and serving one of the fastest growing areas in Ireland, Fingal County Council looks to support the highest standards of facilities management and good governance in their community facilities while ensuring they are meeting the ever-changing needs of local communities.
This week's And Finally wraps up everything you may have missed from LGIU! This week: The power of participation, the Norwegian secret to happiness, and Bronze Age finds in County Cork
In May 2019, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) launched the IFS Deaton Review on Inequality, described as a “five-year study of the inequalities in society”. This latest briefing covers ‘The distribution of public service spending’ report, published in May 2023.
This week's And Finally wraps up everything you may have missed from LGIU! This week we launch a new report on building democratic support for net zero, and your last chance to nominate for Cllr Awards 2023.
This briefing examines the background and current situation with drug use in our society, and looks at the role of local authorities, as custodians of public health and community leaders, in addressing various challenges presented by drug addiction in our local communities.
Our monthly Think Tank review highlights key findings from leading think tanks and research institutes across the globe. Topics this month include climate resilient housing, social attitudes towards climate action, youth engagement, childcare challenges, employability support schemes and digital inclusion.
The night-time economy makes a key contribution to the UK economy and employment but has confronted numerous challenges including the changing nature of the high street, the pandemic and cost of living crisis. This briefing considers the role of local authorities in managing, regulating and supporting local night-time economies.