This new report from LGiU and Portman Group presents the findings of our recent survey of English local authorities on their approach to managing the evening and night time economy.
In this report, produced with support from Portman Group, we have drawn on case studies from across England and Wales to develop 5 recommendations to help local authorities to develop vibrant and diverse night time economies.
This report draws on research carried out by LGiU to examine the local government response to the summer riots of 2011, and gives a snapshot of how prepared local authorities are to respond to future riots. LGiU surveyed 53 local authorities asking what action they have taken in the last 12 months since the riots […]
The Ministry of Justice (MOJ) is consulting on plans to reform the Probation Service and community sentencing. These proposals are contained in two consultations: Punishment and Reform: Effective Probation Services andPunishment and Reform: Effective Community Services. This paper from the LGiU, in association from Unison, is divided into four sections: the first explores why the […]
This is the final report of the All Party Parliamentary Local Government Group’s inquiry into justice in communities. The panel of inquiry was chaired by Labour’s Clive Betts MP, with the Conservative and Lib Dem Home Office frontbenchers David Burrowes MP and David Howarth MP, along with Baroness Stern, a world expert in criminal justice, […]