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 Waters.
Charles Pitt of Connect Communications blogs for LGiU on the likely shape of parliament after May 7th. With the end in sight, are there any certainties in this uncertain election?
The sacred cow of the General Election has been the NHS, with parties falling over each other to make bigger and brasher promises. Guest contributor and LGiU count correspondent Rob Foster wonders what the fate of other public services will be after May 7 and urges local government to make…
Viewpoint: Public participation will be critical to the success of health and social care integration
NHS Citizen aims to give a voice to the public when it comes to making decisions about the future of the NHS, writes Simon Burall, Director of Involve.
Angelica Gavin, a solicitor in the Government & Infrastructure Team at Browne Jacobson LLP, looks at some of the implications of local devolution.
StepChange's Robbie de Santos explains how a tough stand on council tax debt can be counterproductive.
Mark Hammond, Chief Executive of the Equality and Human Rights Commission introduces new guidance from the Commission that aims to help local authorities apply equality and human rights law in the run-up to the election.
The University of Liverpool and Liverpool City Council are convening a conference next Tuesday to make clear just how important being a part of Europe is to Liverpool and the rest of the country. Professor Michael Parkinson CBE, Adviser to the Vice-Chancellor, University of Liverpool explains why.
Cllr Gavin Edwards, Chair of Overview and Scrutiny at Southwark Council, discusses new approaches to council outsourcing and procurement
This morning the BBC Radio 4 covered the story of Deb Claridge - a care worker who has been struggling to have her claim resolved. This continues the debate we explored in our recent report on the home care workforce.