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Local growth agendas 2016-20

January 7, 2016

The agendas for local authority leadership and management of local growth are extensive and increasingly important. This briefing explores the depth and breadth of work needed in the light of Spending Review 2015 and accompanying policies.

2013 C’llr Awards: Deadline extended to Friday 18th January!

December 21, 2012 by LGiU

We have now extended the deadline of the LGiU and CCLA C'llr Awards to Friday 18th January. There are 11 awards up for grabs including a £10,000 scholarship for a councillor keen to fund a project to advance the cause of localism.

Local Government Finance Settlement 2013/14

December 19, 2012 by Marian Ogun

The Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, announced the Local Government Finance Settlement Consultation 2013/2014 to the House of Commons on Wednesday 19 December. Find out more here.

C’llr Awards 2013: Partnership Achievement of the Year Award

December 19, 2012 by Lizzie Greenhalgh

As councils face a period of uncertainty and reduced budgets, it is more vital than ever that they develop efficient ways to improve outcomes and ensure citizen focussed services. Partnership working offers a crucial way of delivering such results. By bringing together the public, private and voluntary sectors, councils are…

Local #hashtags to follow tonight

May 3, 2012 by LGiU

As well as #le12 , there are lots of other hashtags being used today, which link to other local elections. These include: #monelection2012 – Monmouthshire #bwdvote2012  – Blackburn with Darwen #Swindonelection – Swindon #brumvotes12 – Birmingham #liverpoolvotes  – Liverpool #HullVotes – Hull #ccs12 – Swansea #cdfelection – Cardiff #walelect12 – Walsall #wakeyelections – Wakefield #rdg – Reading #swindonelection – Swindon…

Local Elections 2012: Expected declaration times

May 2, 2012 by LGiU

Below is a list of when we expect councils to declare their local election results. Information has been gathered through an LGiU survey, with additional data from the Press Association.

These elections will be told through local voices

May 2, 2012 by Andy Sawford

Council elections are too often reported through the prism of national party politics with contests  being cast as tests for party leaders.   Undoubtedly the elections that take place on Thursday in 181 authorities – as well as the three mayoral battles in London, Liverpool and Salford – are influenced by…