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Briefings & Essential Guides

Recent ONS place-based statistics and intelligence

July 16, 2019

This briefing provides an overview of selected recent ONS releases of place-based statistics at local authority level – especially population estimates and forecasts, labour market, household income, housing, productivity, and electoral statistics. It highlights the importance to…

Blog posts & News releases

Sun, sea, sand and local government

July 5, 2019

This sun was blazing, the sand was golden and the sea was blue in beautiful Bournemouth for this year’s LGA conference. But there was a clear divide between busy, lanyarded, suited and booted conference delegates and happy…

Projects & Reports

Ones to watch 2019: local elections

April 4, 2019

On 2 May, voters will go to the polls to choose over 8,300 councillors in 248 English local authorities. On the same day voters will also elect councillors to the eleven local authorities in Northern Ireland. While…

Events

Policy Café Kirklees: Reshaping local democracy

October 12, 2017

Kirklees has recently published a landmark report about the future of local democracy in their area. The Kirklees Democracy Commission has been investigating what a strong and healthy local democracy should look like in Kirklees for the…

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