Our ideas

What do we want our communities to look like? How will public services meet people’s needs now and in the future? Our eyes are on the horizon but our ideas and our work are firmly rooted in our communities, councils, workplaces, schools and homes.

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Our members

We are a membership organisation, providing information, research and other services to over 150 councils, trade unions, universities and other organisations. Here you can access our services or find out more about membership.

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Our work

From housing to social care; from education to local economic growth; from supporting councillors and promoting local democracy to delivering inhouse training – the scope of the LGiU’s work is as broad as the remit of a local authority.

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Latest

Bradford Policy Café

July 21, 2017

At the end of June, we gathered together officers from member councils in West Yorkshire to attend our inaugural Policy Café, as Charlotte Maddix explains.

A seat at the table?

July 19, 2017

Where is the voice of local government in the Brexit debate? Asks Janet Sillett. You’d have to look pretty hard to find it.

Viewpoint: Achieving a nuanced discussion is key to public engagement

July 17, 2017

Finding a way to engage local communities in a debate that allows for both nuance and transparency is key to getting people to engage with…

Briefings

Immigration Update July 2017

July 25, 2017

This briefing provides an overview of current UK immigration policy and of the status of EU citizens currently in the UK: it ends with a brief summary of the options available for future immigration policy.

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Reports

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Events