This new edition covers policy/research papers from late July-early October 2022 – a tumultuous time economically, politically and constitutionally, with the death of Queen Elizabeth and a shaky start from the incoming prime minister.
With the deadlock at Northern Ireland’s power-sharing government dragging on, this blog documents the importance of local governance in NI and the role and potential of councils in relation to the current impasse at Stormont.
This Wednesday (12th October), the stunningly elaborate Caird Hall at Dundee City Chambers played host to the 5th annual LGIU Scotland and CCLA Councillor awards.
For this episode of the Global Local podcast, LGIU’s Freya Millard chats with Elke Weissmann and Belinda Tyrrell from the Edgehill University about their recent project on using citizen assemblies to address climate change on a local level.
This briefing explores the recent Loddon Mallee RDA report, titled Creating viable childcare services in rural areas, and focuses on the steps required to create a sustainable model for early-year childcare in rural communities.
Covering August and September 2022, this latest policy round-up includes a summary of key documents that impact local government in Scotland. This briefing will be of interest to everyone working in local government and public services.
We explored the ways local government can intervene in human trafficking and modern-day slavery – including creating stronger procedures to identify individuals in these situations and facilitating their recovery.
This week’s Global Local bulletin focuses on modern slavery and the role local government can play in prevention, detection and support for victims.