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In a guest post FutureGov’s Jon Foster urges digitally minded councillors to get themselves along to Councillor Camp (which the LGiU is very pleased to be part of) – it will be fun, informative and it’s free!
Download the full report Public notices – The case for radical reform- part 1 I want a vibrant, investigative local press. One that will, with strength, scrutinise local institutions. But how can newspapers do this when they are bound by a …
This report looks at the current system that requires councils to publish public notices in local newspapers – at an annual cost of up to £67.85m. We call for change in the following areas: free up councils to decide, based …
As part of their Democracy Week, the Guardian’s Local Government Network asked me to write about how social media can and is impacting on local democracy. Below is a copy of their edited version. In this year’s local elections only …
Can we improve the way we distribute public notices? Take part in the survey for this project: LGiUsurveys/publicnotices It has been estimated to cost local authorities £67.85m every year to have statutory notices published in local newspapers. This seems a …