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

It’s all eyes on the metro mayor prize

May 27, 2016

Suddenly our Westminster politicians seem very interested in the local jobs, writes Janet Sillett. Maybe these Johnny-come-latelys to the regional scene sense a shift in…

Personal comment: Implementing the Education White Paper and the Education for All Bill announced in the Queen’s Speech

May 24, 2016

In what could be a crucial year for the future role of local government in education and children’s services, John Fowler looks at the implementing…

Viewpoint: Public involvement strengthens the devolution hand

May 23, 2016

The Centre for Public Scrutiny has just launched a new paper on the stages that local areas will have to go through in agreeing and…

Briefings

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Weekly Policy Summary – 27th May

May 27, 2016

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