What principles should underpin recovery? The Carnegie Trust has set out a route map to recovery, focusing on community engagement and empowerment.
This briefing provides an overview of Ireland’s Covid stimulus package and offers guidance on what it means for local government.
Back to normal? The full reopening of schools post Covid-19 and mitigating the impacts on pupil learning
This think-piece style briefing summarises and examines two key reports recently published that revealed poorer rates of pupil participation in learning during lockdown than studies published in the two months before.
What is the relationship between urban density to the transmission of Covid-19? We look at the experience in South Africa and various global cities, how the link can be over-simplified, and at how cities reduced transmissions and flattened the curve in areas of high density.
This virtual policy roundtable offers the chance for attendees to outline what they would like to see included in LGIU’s work on Sustainable Futures, as well as an opportunity to share your experiences and plans for the future on these timely issues. The roundtable is part of LGIU’s ongoing Post-Covid Councils project.
How can councils retain lessons learned from the lockdown in maintaining and developing a positive organisational culture in a changed world?
Jonathan Carr-West and Ingrid Koehler catch you up on the latest developments at LGIU. Plus, there is a new interview with Danil Mikhailov, an expert on misinformation who talks about the prevalence of misinformation in our communities, democracy and public health conversations and what councils can do about it. We also hear a snippet from…
The UK’s exit from the transition period will bring significant change, with or without a new deal. Local government will have to contend with managing the continuing and unpredictable Covid-19 situation, the recovery, and the Brexit changeover simultaneously. We summarise the state of negotiations and the potential impact on councils.
In his latest column for The Municipal Journal, Jonathan Carr-West discusses the importance of trust in public services and analyses the worrying signs that the Government will push councils into the firing line in the wake of the Covid-19 health crisis.