Topic: Communities and society

From social engagement to civic action – how can local government engage citizens in democracy and delivery? What can communities do for themselves with the support of local public bodies?

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All things Ireland: Bracing for November

Welcome to All Things Ireland, our new weekly overview from the LGIU Ireland Team. Our third edition summarises recent LGIU briefings, and brings you the most comprehensive breakdown of everything related to local government from the week so far.

Ireland Blog Post Blog

All things Scotland: Another Busy Week for Local Government

Our latest edition of All Things Scotland kickstarts your November with everything affecting local government from the  week so far. Highlights this week include a summary of what LGIU Scotland has been up to, the latest reports relevant to local government,  local government discussions in Holyrood.

Scotland Blog Post Blog

Local response to crisis offers some hope

In an article originally published in the MJ, our Chief Executive Jonathan Carr-West reflects on the hope and comfort provided by local public services in the cost of living crisis.

England & Wales, Global, Scotland Blog

All things Ireland: Warming up for Halloween

Welcome to All Things Ireland, our new weekly overview from the LGIU Ireland Team. Our second edition summarises recent LGIU briefings, and brings you the most comprehensive breakdown of everything local government from the week so far.

Ireland Blog Post Blog

All things Scotland: Welcome to November

Next month’s content will include our regular updates on key policy, consultations and legislation from Westminster and Holyrood as they affect public services in Scotland. In addition, we continue to look at how the energy crisis is affecting everyone in 2022 and what the impact will be in 2023.

Scotland Blog Post Blog
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Stepping forward: how councils are responding to the cost-of-living crisis

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.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing