Briefing: Fairness Commissions: an enabling approach to local government?

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
August 31, 2017
Gail Irvine, Policy and Development Officer - Carnegie UK Trust
Issues Covered
  • collaboration
  • enabling wellbeing
  • measuring outcomes
  • outcomes approach
  • participation
Devolution, Democracy, Scrutiny and Governance, Trade union and workforce issues, Voluntary Sector and Community Engagement, Welfare and Equalities, Wellbeing and Fun
Related briefings

Civil society, fairness commissions and poverty

Fairness Commissions


In recent years, local authorities in the UK have established ‘Fairness Commissions’ to develop policies to tackle the impact of poverty and inequality at a local level. This briefing explores how they might support civic wellbeing in a more enabling state.

Subscriber content

Some of our content is only available to members and officers in LGiU member organisations. Check if your organisation is a member.

Please sign in with your email address below and we'll check your email address against our list of registered members, or send you an invoice later. See our briefings terms and conditions.

Important: by signing in here, you agree to be invoiced for access if your organisation isn't already a subscriber