Briefing: All Politics is Local: A comparative analysis of local government in Canada, the UK and Ireland

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
February 21, 2017
Patrick Bourke, LGiU Associate
Issues Covered
  • comparative localism
  • Devolution
  • federalism
  • local-central relations
Devolution, Democracy, Scrutiny and Governance
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By exploring the legislative and structural elements that shape municipal level government in Canada and local government in Ireland and the UK, this briefing considers the most accessible layer of government in each country and comments on the challenges that local government faces more broadly in a globalizing political climate.

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