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Beyond business rates?

December 11, 2017 by LGiU

With a national roll out of 100 per cent business rates retention unlikely in the next few years, David Phillips from the Institute for Fiscal Studies asks if it is worth looking to the longer term and more radical tax devolution. This article appears in the December edition of C'llr…


What’s the big idea?

February 6, 2017 by LGiU

We’ve just sent the latest edition of c’llr magazine to the printers; hard copies will be with our members next week and it will be on our website later this week. Our special focus for the edition is ‘Big Ideas’. Well that’s all very well and nebulous you might think,…




C’llr Magazine Summary – February 2015

March 4, 2015

This briefing summarises the content of February 2015's C'llr magazine. February's special feature is on elected mayors. Our cover story is a C'llr Interview with Care Minister Norman Lamb, who discusses health and social care integration.


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Weekly Policy Summary – 13 February

February 13, 2015

This week, we've announced the shortlist for the 2015 C'llr Achievement Awards, explored the face of local government in 2045 and quizzed our members on evidence in policy making.


Summer reading: c’llr August edition out now

August 9, 2013 by Jane Sankarayya

The August edition of c'llr is out now. This time we are focusing on connected localism and innovation with a feature that includes articles about the Nesta Creative Councils programme and the One Norbiton neighbourhood community budget pilot. Plus of course loads of other articles - perfect summer reading!


C’llr Magazine – April edition out now

April 16, 2013 by Jane Sankarayya

The latest C'llr magazine is out now with a special feature on local growth, plus the winners from the LGiU/CCLA C'llr Achievement Awards.


C’llr magazine – Fab Feb edition out now

February 14, 2013 by Jane Sankarayya

The February edition of LGiU's c'llr magazine is now available. As regular readers will know each edition focuses a particular topic and this month it is The budget challenge.


C’llr Magazine – Interview with Housing Minister Mark Prisk

December 4, 2012 by Jane Sankarayya

The December edition of c’llr magazine is now available. Housing is our theme for this month and to kick off the feature Mark D’Arcy spoke to Housing Minister Mark Prisk about the government’s plans.  The policy is mostly set; the approach is not going to change. Reviving the housing market…