Our team of local government researchers work with our members, key sector stakeholders and community members to find areas of opportunity, get underneath problems, celebrate local government and highlight interesting practice. As a registered LGIU Member or Follower you can stay updated on workstreams that interest you. Are you interested in working with us?



Brexit Lead Officer Network

LGiU is convening a network for those officers tasked with coordinating their councils’ Brexit planning and response.

England & Wales, Scotland


This project will shine a light on un-democratic behaviour witnessed on the general election campaign trail and hear how it is being tackled.

England & Wales, Scotland

LGiU Ireland: research and consultancy

The LGiU Group has offices in Dublin, Edinburgh and London. Our research and consultancy team is made up of eight core staff members plus a network of specialist associates across the Globe.


CoCare: outcomes in adult social care

CoCare is an app and information portal that puts people at the centre of care and provides powerful insights for outcomes based commissioning.

England & Wales, Global

Local government finance

LGiU has led the Local Finance Taskforce through 2018 and 2019, working with senior local government representatives and sector experts to raise the profile of these issues to a wider audience and force the Government to provide much-needed policy clarity.

England & Wales

Children’s Life Chances

We're developing new serial podcast about growing up and choices in children's services.

England & Wales