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

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…

Where next for council funding? The view from East Anglia

October 5, 2018

Where next for council funding? That was the question we posed to our guests in Norwich City Hall at our recent roundtable on local government…

Briefings

Housing and planning round-up October 2018

October 15, 2018

Our monthly housing and planning round up includes government announcements, latest housing and planning news, major reports and ongoing consultation documents. This month’s ‘big issue’ is social housing.

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