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Local Democracy Update – July 2017

6 Jul 2017

Welcome to the July edition of the local democracy policy update, writes Andrew Walker. This month: devolution and local democracy post-election; an upcoming meeting on leadership; democracy from the ground up; and an advance call for open data.


Local government needs clarity

9 Jun 2017

It’s hard to remember the time when local government last went into a general election with so little clarity about its future, writes Lauren Lucas. And the results have hardly illuminated the situation. With the failure of any party to win an absolute majority at such a crucial time in the Brexit negotiations, it would not be extravagant to say the future of the country hangs in the balance.


GE17 lite #3

31 May 2017

You can count the days to go on your two hands and once again here is our roundup of some mildly interesting election shenanigans. Plus all the usual links to more indepth coverage in our members’ only policy briefings and other LGiU material.


GE17 lite #2

26 May 2017

Less than two weeks to go until polling day - I know, I know calm yourselves. Here is our second roundup of that curious bubble we like to call election.



GE17 lite #1

18 May 2017

Not long now! Over the next three weeks we are going to do the occasional roundup on the blog of what’s going on in election world with links to more indepth coverage in our members’ only policy briefings and other LGiU material.


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