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On Monday 20th May, Laura Wilkes, LGiU Policy Manager gave oral evidence to the DCLG Select Committee Inquiry on Community Budgets, alongside Sir Merrick Cockell, Chairman and Paul Raynes, Head of Programmes, at the Local Government Association. The …
The CfPS 10th anniversary annual conference: ‘Decide, Design, Deliver: accountable policies, services and outcomes is being held on 11-12 June 2013 at Local Government House, Westminster.
As the local elections draw to a close, LGiU and our guest panel offer some reflections.
Unlike previous years, the majority of election counts will be taking place on Friday morning, rather than at close of polls this evening. Here is a run down of when we expect the counts to start. In most cases, results …
The LGiU and our guest contributors will be live blogging during the 2013 Local Elections on 2 May and throughout the counts the next day.
There’s just a week to go until the 2013 local elections. May 2nd 2013 will see elections in all the county councils, plus seven unitary authorities and one Welsh unitary authority. Interest in local elections tends to see them …
Viewpoint: The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR)’s Mark Rowney explains how local authorities can boost the demand for electric cars Although still early days, Britain has fallen behind other European countries in the take up of electric cars and …
Since 2009, LGiU has been analysing the social impact of The Big Lunch. We wanted to understand where Lunches took place, who participated and the difference that this made in communities. What we discovered was profound. Through the simple act of …
Our identification with place is a fundamental part of our humanity. We all care deeply about the places that we live and work in. But we also want different things from them. On the one hand we want them to …
Ahead of the Chancellor’s Budget Statement on Wednesday (20 March) the government has published its official response to Lord Heseltine’s growth review (“No Stone Unturned in pursuit of growth”). Ministers have accepted 81 of the 89 recommendations put forward (either in full or part), rejected five – and will look further at the remaining three during the forthcoming Spending Review. The LGIU will be providing its members with a detailed briefing; in the meantime, Mark Upton provides a few highlights from a local government perspective.