This new long read looks at the brexit issues of most relevance to local government – it focuses on four critical ones: how has local government been involved; European funding; the future public sector workforce; and devolution and subsidiarity.
In the sixth article in our Future Local series, Jennifer Glover asks how the role of councils must adapt to the changing economic circumstances brought about by the phasing-out of the Revenue Support Grant, devolution deals and Brexit.
The fifth in our Future Local essay series looks at how we might invest in leaders to ensure they have the support to do their jobs as more power is devolved.
In the fourth part of the LGiU's series on the future of local government after the EU referendum, Lauren Lucas argues that the promise of devolution is hollow without a review of our centralised system of taxation.
LGiU's Ingrid Koehler calls for a new constitutional settlement for citizens and local government and argues that it must be written down.
In the second of LGiU's series on the future of local government after the EU referendum, Janet Sillett argues that we need to be much bolder for devolution to really change democratic engagement and we have to get back to first principles to make sure devolution is not just a series of disjointed deals.
In the first of LGiU's new series on the future of local government after the EU referendum, Andrew Walker argues that we need to rethink sovereignty so that we can pick up lessons from the muscular municipalism of the past.