Topic: Democracy, devolution and governance

Making sure that citizens have a voice through strong and vibrant local institutions.


Advanced chairing: online, hybrid and in-person

This online session aims to improve the way you chair both online, hybrid and in-person meetings and techniques to improve how you manage participation.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland, South Africa Event

Parliamentary update: January-February 2022

The purpose of this briefing is to provide a monthly update on the progress of each piece of legislation through the Houses of Parliament that is of relevance to local authorities in England and Wales.

England & Wales Briefing

Cork City Council – Local Authority of the Year in Ireland

The last two years have truly forced local authorities to reimagine how services can be delivered. Cork City Council’s team of committed councillors and staff took a unique approach to deal with these challenges, which led them to win the Chambers Ireland Local Authority of the Year award in November.

Global, Ireland Briefing With case study

Levelling Up the United Kingdom: White Paper analysis

This briefing deals with the four chapters of the Levelling Up White Paper which profile socio-economic disparities between areas in the UK; sets out a plan for re-configuring government; outlines the policy programme; and indicates what further steps are likely to be taken in the near future.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing

Can lifting up local be centrally led? Global levelling up lessons

This blog introduces some of the challenges linked to central and local government relations globally and highlights related international case studies and lessons from a recent CIPFA report.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Blog Post Blog

Hawaii’s biodiesel production supports circular economy model

The world needs community-based, equitable climate change solutions. Kelly King, Maui County councilmember and co-founder of Pacific Biodiesel, reflects on her experience at COP26 and explores the role of biofuels in supporting a circular economy.

Global Blog Post Blog

Global Local Executive Panel – March 2022: Local Government Reform

Join LGIU, the Victorian Local Governance Association (VLGA), and a panel of council CEOs from England, Australia, Ireland and New Zealand as we tackle the multi-faceted subject of local government reform.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland, South Africa Event

LGIU and Vuelio 2022 Elections Bulletin – 28 April

The big day is so very close. As we count down the final seven days to polling day, check out the next instalment of your exclusive elections bulletin with all the latest commentary and analysis ahead of the 2022 local elections.

England & Wales, Scotland Publication