In this briefing, we explore the findings of a collaboration between SGS and ANU’s Crawford School of Public Policy on identifying and measuring superdiversity and how stable it is as a population characteristic of urban Australia over time.
We’ve spotlighted some great examples of how local government all around the world are making a difference in the lives of their communities over the festive period. Get inspired by your international colleagues here.
This week’s And Finally celebrates the LGIU's 40th birthday with the launch of our new manifesto. Plus, new resources on intergenerational care, and a great story of a community taking the reins on Christmas decoration.
This week's Global Local focuses on local government intergenerational activities and how to make communities welcoming to the young and old.
This briefing examines the role that local government can play in promoting intergenerational activities that can benefit whole communities with respect to social care and community cohesion.
This week’s And Finally wraps up everything you may have missed from LGIU, including a new Global Local newsletter on all things COP28, featured articles on AI in local government and our response to Nottingham City Council's Section 114 notice, plus a pair of council-themed clogs.
New JRF research has found that 3.8 million people in the UK are destitute, including 1 million children. Destitution has risen sharply over recent years, despite government action to boost incomes during the Covid-19 pandemic and cost-of-living crisis. This briefing looks at these alarming findings and potential policy implications.
Our England policy round-up overviews the key policy announcements and publications for local government. October and November saw the King’s speech, a reshuffle and the Autumn Statement. The latest edition features publications on levelling up towns and cities, reform of public finances, a new approach to social security and much more.
This project, with the Centre for Local Economic Strategies, has been exploring the potential to create stable local economies that support strong social and environmental outcomes without economic growth.