This briefing looks at how local and central government across the UK should respond to the urgent issue of fuel poverty in both the short and long term.
The Halloween traditions that we all know and love originated from an old Irish holiday dating back centuries. To explore the history and discover how it has evolved in Ireland today, LGIU’s Thomas Lynch chats with Aeidin McCarter, the person responsible for making Derry and Strabane the ‘Halloween capital of the world’.
This briefing looks at what local authorities are doing to help residents through the cost of living crisis. Councils have devised, or are backing, schemes that help people to keep warm, save energy, and feed themselves and their families. Includes case studies.
We cap off our series on community engagement with a look at community planning, examining how wider participation can lead to fairer, more prosperous and inclusive spaces.
MAV and LGiU Australia have partnered to deliver a forum for local government Councillors, officers and senior management on how the proliferation of short-term rental accommodation (STRA) is impacting local housing availability and what levers councils have to respond.
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.