The Local Democracy Research Centre, together with Browne Jacobson and Lawyers in Local Government, are investigating the changing role of the monitoring officer in English local government.
LGIU is here to support everyone in local government, every day. So if you are an officer currently planning for the arrival of new councillors in May, LGIU has a wealth of resources for you to draw on.
LGIU's one-stop-shop for the 2023 local elections in England and Northern Ireland includes practical resources like briefings and training plus commentary and analysis.
The Local Democracy Research Centre is conducting a major research project investigating the state of local government finance in England.
Running for the 13th year across England & Wales and 5th year in Scotland, Cllr Awards are the only national awards celebrating the vital work of councillors. Nominate a councillor today!
Through our Global Local Executive Panel Series, we are working with global partners to bring you regularly scheduled panel events and discussions featuring executive speakers from local government across the countries we work in and beyond.
The Local Democracy Research Centre brings together experts from local government and academia to do practical research on some of the key challenges for local democracy around the World.