Councils and corona
Resources for local government
We’re highlighting our Covid-19 and councils content here. All of our information briefings on this topic that would normally be available only to members is now available free to all members and followers. You do need to sign up to our website and make sure that you sign up for Covid-19 and tick ‘Frequent Updates’ if you’d like to receive alerts when we publish new material (Members) and subscribe to the bulletin (Members and Followers).
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Democracy and decision-making
We’ve rounded up the local government responses from around the world, the good, the bad and the questionable.
Overarching Information and analysis briefings
Organisational guidance and support
Weathering the Covid storm together – from Deputy Chief Executive of Dumfries and Galloway
School’s out…not a contribution from the director of education in Nottinghamshire
Briefing: Rough sleeping
Briefing: Issues for disadvantaged groups
Volunteering and community action
Children and education
LGIU Fortnightly Podcast
21 May: Building back better
April 8 Episode Covid-19, common problems and common spaces where find out how inner city and coastal towns in England and the US are dealing with public behaviour in public spaces
Our 20 March episode features interviews with cllrs and Age UK. 5 March edition. But you can find all of our episodes here or you can search for LGiU Fortnightly in your favourite podcast app. We also want to hear from you – send us your clips (it’s easy!).