Topic: Covid-19

How councils and communities are dealing with the pandemic and emerging on the other side. All content is free to access but may require registration.



Data analytics and local policy

Data analytics involves the pooling of administrative data collected by various service agencies with other data already in the public domain, often to build predictive models to support preventive interventions. Local authorities and local partners are working on various pilots and demonstration projects.

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LGIU Fortnightly 9 June: Black Lives Matter and Covid inequalities

It’s becoming clearer that the pandemic isn’t affecting us all equally and neither is justice. The killing of George Floyd has sparked protests across the globe and the toppling of a statue in Bristol. We talk to Bristol’s Mayor Marvin Rees about social justice, democracy and Covid-19 recovery and hear from Swindon leader Cllr David…

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The Covid-19 recession: back to the future?

The lessons learnt following the previous recession can help local and national government manage the economic and social recovery from Covid-19.

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Swift Read: Covid-19- insights into the issues affecting people living in Scotland

Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) and similar organisations have been researching the lasting impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. This Swift Read outlines how individual households will deal with the long-term welfare, health, employment and other issues created and magnified by Covid-19.

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Covid-19: June Already?

Kim Fellows outlines how Scotland is moving into Phase 1 of exit from lockdown and the partnership approach taken by Scottish government to achieve its goals.

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We’re all in the same storm, but not in the same boat: the long-lasting health equity impacts of Covid-19

Recent research, including the latest Public Health England report, shows that more deprived communities face additional hazards that put them at risk of catching the virus or dying from the effects of the pandemic. In this briefing, we offer policy recommendations for local governments and communities to come out of Covid-19 healthier and fairer.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing

Housing and Covid-19: what next?

Emergency housing measures have been crucial during the Covid-19 crisis. As we transition into the next phase will it be back to business as usual or is there a new will to try and do things differently?

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After Covid-19: protecting rough sleepers and renters

An interim report from the HCLG select committee has asked the government what its long-term solutions are for rough sleepers now housed in hotels. It also considers what the situation could be for those in the rented sector when the moratorium on evictions ends.

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