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

Walk this way

June 29, 2015

The Ramblers' ambitious new programme aims to record the condition of the network of paths across England and Wales with a view to improving maintenance…

Will devolution get more homes built?

June 22, 2015

Housing and planning, and more broadly, new approaches to mediation between conflicting interests, must be an area in which cities contemplating devolution seriously push the…

Select Committees: new chairs, lessons and some thoughts

June 18, 2015

Today, the Speaker, John Bercow, announced the results of the elections for the chairs of the new select committees see here. Janet Sillett adds a…

Briefings

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Weekly Policy Summary, 26 June 2015

June 26, 2015

The Weekly Policy Summary (WPS) provides links to the week's policy briefings and lists briefings to be published over the next fortnight. The WPS also highlights LGiU news and events, as well as other events and DCLG activity.

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Reports

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Events