Topic: Technology

How can local authorities use technology and data to deliver better public services and harness social media for better interaction with citizens?

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In his latest column, LGIU’s Chief Executive, Jonathan Carr-West, discusses the uncertain financial outlook for local government in England as the country faces a period of economic recovery while also trialling out the increasingly popular ChatGPT AI tool.

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The face of democracy: photo ID arrives at UK elections

For the first time, voters across England must show photo ID at council elections this May. The same will apply throughout Great Britain at future general elections. But are election staff ready for the change, and have concerns over using ID been overcome? This briefing takes a look into the details.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing
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England policy round-up: December 2022 and January 2023

This policy round-up for England looks at policy announcements and publications from December 2022 and January 2023. After the hiatus of the summer and turmoil of early autumn, government departments are getting back to the usual rhythm of policy business, and there have been some significant announcements.

England & Wales Briefing
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England policy round-up: October/November 2022

This new edition covers policy/research papers from October/November 2022, which saw another change of prime minister. Rishi Sunak’s first task was to restore economic stability and market confidence. As winter arrives, public services – and the whole country – face tough challenges from the cost of living and industrial unrest.

England & Wales Briefing
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Global Local Think Tank Review December 2022

Our monthly Think Tank Review highlights key findings from leading think tanks and research institutes across the globe. This edition includes publications on climate change, skills gaps in the green economy, food insecurity, elections and democratic renewal, local media and digital inclusion.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Briefing

Our gift to you to celebrate 2022!

Check out this year’s holiday gift to all from LGIU! We’ve showcased some of our favourite briefings of 2022 inspired by four jolly themes: health and happiness, connection and community, progress and prosperity, and self-care and balance.

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In brief: Community engagement through tech

Our free version of the Global Local edition on community engagement. LGIU corporate members and Global Local subscribers can see the full edition here.

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Smart cities

We look at how local governments are using the 'smart city' approach to support their residents.

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