Our ideas

What do we want our communities to look like? How will public services meet people’s needs now and in the future? Our eyes are on the horizon but our ideas and our work are firmly rooted in our communities, councils, workplaces, schools and homes.

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Our members

We are a membership organisation, providing information, research and other services to over 200 councils, trade unions, universities and other organisations. Here you can access our services or find out more about membership.

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Our work

From housing to social care; from education to local economic growth; from supporting councillors and promoting local democracy to delivering inhouse training – the scope of the LGiU’s work is as broad as the remit of a local authority.

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Latest

Homelessness and Data

October 16, 2018

As part of the Local Government Homelessness Commission, LGiU held an evidence session on data and homelessness prevention last week. This was the first in a…

The State of Care

October 12, 2018

The Care Quality Commission has just published its annual state of care report looking at the quality of health and social care and the issues…

LGiU Fortnightly 5th October: Party’s over, folks! The council view of conference season

October 5, 2018

Party conference season isn’t ALL about Westminster politics. LGiU brings you the local government view from Brighton, Liverpool and Birmingham. From Theresa May lifting the…

Briefings

Health profile for England: 2018

October 17, 2018

Health is about more than the NHS. The annual health profile from PHE illustrates emerging trends in public health, provides forecasts for key indicators and data, including on health inequalities, morbidity rates, children’s health and the effects of an ageing population

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