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

Welcome to the town hall

May 19, 2015

A raft of newly elected councillors are settling in at town halls up and down the country, writes the LGiU's learning and development manager Alan…

Local elections recap

May 18, 2015

Local elections coverage and analysis. [View the story “The Other Election: local elections 2015″ on Storify]

Local elections: digital scorecard

May 15, 2015

It seems to me like we’ve been promised each year for a while that this election will be the social media election. I think it…

Briefings

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Weekly Policy Summary, 22nd May

May 22, 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

State-of-care-in-counties-(CCN-report)

The state of care in counties

March 4, 2015

This is the final report of the inquiry by the County APPG that looked at health and social care integration. The report was produced by the LGiU and the County Councils Network (CCN).

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Events