LGiU is working in partnership with Local Trust to explore how councillors can actively support communities to lead their own projects by facilitating conversations, using their network and influence, and advocating within their local authority.Read more
On Monday 14th July 2014, LGiU held its annual All Party Parliamentary Local Government Group Summer Reception on the Terrace at the House of Commons. LGiU and Hewlett-Packard picked the event to launch a new report, entitled ‘Technology and transformation in town halls’. The report looks at the opportunities and challenges presented to local authorities by new technology. You can read the full report here and a blog post on the report here.
Please see a selection of the best photos from the reception below.
LGiU, in partnership with Spacehive, has produced a practical guide to crowdfunding for local authorities.Read more
The eighth annual LGiU C’llr Achievement Awards Ceremony is taking place on Tuesday 7th November against the beautiful backdrop of the Guildhall’s Livery Hall in London.Read more
LGiU is producing a series of guides on a variety of topics connected to local government finance and promoting local economic growth.Read more
How can local government make the most of the current situation and build a collective case for meaningful change in how England is governed? LGiU is working with the James Madison Charitable Trust to establish a high level Devolution Network made up of local government leaders to answer some of…Read more
Ward councillors provide an essential link between communities and the council, particularly with regard to decisions around planning. But their voice does not receive the attention that it needs in national debates about housing and planning policy. In partnership with the National Trust, from August to October 2016 LGiU surveyed…Read more
To build the houses we need in the future we can not rely exclusively on finding large sites and large volume developers to build on them. Instead we must look to smaller sites to help provide the scale of development we need, and a range of small and medium size enterprise…Read more