This briefing summarises the findings of the new Scottish Wellbeing Index, as well as highlighting other data sources, and reviewing the implications they hold for how to best improve wellbeing throughout the population.
The independent review of children’s social care in England has published a new way of looking at the costs of children’s social care. This briefing looks at the research behind the publication.
A national strategy to reduce fuel poverty in Scotland has been unveiled – including tighter regulation of housing and better support for households who face barriers making their homes more energy-efficient. This swift read looks at the key proposals.
In May 2019, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) launched the IFS Deaton Review on Inequality. This briefing deals with the review’s work on gender inequality and focuses on the ‘Women and men at work’ report, published in December 2021.
We bring you a two parter this time. The first half is a great interview with Bradford’s Heather Wilson on how they’re working to help young people avoid crime, with a second half borrowing from the true crime genre with a localgov whodunnit.
Our annual round-up edition of Global Local allows you to revisit your favourite topics so far – and gives our new readers a chance to catch up. Keep reading for a refresh on our top content from the past six months.
A book written to celebrate difference is being used by Cork City Libraries to support families with hearing impaired members to enjoy story time together.
This briefing explores the lack of accessible housing at a time when the demand for such housing is growing due to changing demographics in the UK.
At LGIU, we are feeling the giving spirit this year and would like to showcase our most-popular briefings throughout 2021 with both members and followers. From 1st – 12th, you will find a new briefing every day in this virtual advent calendar. Access is only available for December – unless you’re a member of course.