The policy round up is essential reading and provides a summary of key documents that impact local government in Scotland alongside links to full reports.
Kirsten Urquhart, Chief Executive at Young Scot, outlines the organisation’s new three-year plan which has been co-created with young people from across Scotland.
Digital connectivity is an increasingly important issue across the world. In this interview, we speak to Steve McDonald, service manager for economic growth culture, tourism and events at Stirling Council, about the Council’s innovative Regional Digital Hubs project.
The purpose of this briefing is to provide an update on the progress of legislation currently passing through Holyrood and Westminster that is of relevance to local authorities in Scotland.
Our brand new, monthly policy round-up for England provides a summary of key policy and practice documents affecting local government in England. This edition covers policy/research papers from April and May 2022, a period dominated by the cost of living crisis, the Queen’s Speech and the local elections.
On 26 May 2022 SGS and LGiU Australia presented a live Q&A event looking at Equality in Health and Economic Outcomes. We invite you to watch the recording of the event.
Community Wealth Building meets Community Economy: scaling-up local collaborative action that delivers
In this briefing, we explore some concrete actions that public and community sectors can pursue together for local and more equitable, generative sustainable development. The context is the need for a suitable post-pandemic recovery and the urgency that social-ecological crisis now demands.
Children in poverty: Work and Pensions Committee report on families with no recourse to public funds
This briefing deals with the Work and Pensions Committee’s report on children living in families with no recourse to public funds (NRPF). Many non-UK nationals with leave to remain in the UK cannot claim the majority of social security benefits available to UK citizens.
This briefing deals with the Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill which is intended to enact some of the key pillars of the levelling up agenda. Most of the bill applies to England and Wales only, but there are some important UK-wide exceptions, which are set out in the briefing.
The Improvement Service has launched an interactive collection of Local Government climate change case studies. Judi Kilgallon explains the efforts to showcase how councils across Scotland are working to drive change