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.
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…
The lessons learnt following the previous recession can help local and national government manage the economic and social recovery from Covid-19.
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.
In the wake of the recent tragedy of George Floyd’s murder, it is difficult to know how to help, both as individuals and as communities, in a time of so much anger and pain. Lucy Zhu writes on how local authorities can support racial justice now and going forward.
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.
So far, the government has provided over £5 billion of extra funding to local authorities to help cope with the Covid-19 pandemic, but is it enough? This round up summarises the main funding allocations and looks at the shortfalls that unfortunately are becoming all too apparent.
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.
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?
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.