Topic: Devolution, Democracy, Scrutiny and Governance

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Local Elections 2019 #LE2019

21 Mar 2019 in Projects

Each year the LGiU celebrates and supports councils undertaking local elections. We have been providing overnight coverage for nearly a decade and once again we’ll be bringing you the story of local government elections. This year we will once again provide: guidance for elections communications our  Ones to Watch guide which highlights the hot races […]

Local Elections 2018

21 Mar 2018 in Projects

On 3 May, people across the land voted for the councillors who make decisions about the things that really matter to us in our daily lives. Once again, we brought you exciting overnight coverage via our live blog with up to the minute council control results on our live map along with press statements at […]

Tackling Hate Crime

29 Aug 2017 in Projects

In partnership with Cloisters Chambers, the LGiU ran a lunchtime roundtable to discuss the legal responsibilities of council employees and elected members in relation to tackling hate crime and the practical application of these duties.

General Election 2017

18 May 2017 in Projects

Over weeks of the General Election we will be offering a series of policy briefings on the manifestos and other election issues, a number of blogs and other resources to support our members. Check back here for updates or look out for our regular tweets and emails. Policy and manifesto briefings We are publishing briefings […]

Out for the Count

10 Apr 2017 in Projects

Many thanks to everyone that joined the Out for the Count campaign to help us tell the story of the 2017 local elections!

Network on the Future of Local Democracy

12 Jan 2017 in Projects

The final report of the Local Democracy Commission will be published in the next few weeks, with some radical recommendations that call on government to make significant changes. How can local government make the most of the current situation and build a collective case for meaningful change in how England is governed? LGiU is working […]

Commission on Women in Local Government

2 Oct 2016 in Projects

In 2016/17, LGiU worked in partnership with the Fawcett Society on a year-long Commission on Women in Local Government. The Commission was jointly chaired by Labour’s Dame Margaret Hodge MP and Conservative councillor Cllr Gillian Keegan, Director of Women2Win (now Gillian Keegan MP). Funded by the Barrow Cadbury Trust, the Commission adopted a strategic approach and […]

Party Conferences 2015

10 Aug 2015 in Projects

LGiU will be heading to the Liberal Democrat, Labour, and Conservative Autumn Conferences. This page lists our planned events and collates our commentary.


16 Jun 2015 in Projects

This page is an evolving resource collating useful material on devolution from the LGiU and beyond.