Don’t frighten the horses: the independence referendum and local government

March 13, 2017

Richard Kerley, Chair of the Centre for Scottish Public Policy, explains why the independence referendum won’t help local government with the day job. Whether your reaction to…

Scotland and the 2017 Budget

March 10, 2017

On Wednesday, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond delivered his spring Budget to the House of Commons. LGiU’s Hannah Muirhead takes a quick look at what’s…

International Women’s Day 2017: women in Scottish public life

March 8, 2017

This International Women’s Day, Charlotte Maddix takes a look at why women aren’t better represented in Scottish local government (and how you can help change…


Supporting children and young people with healthcare needs in schools

March 23, 2017

Scottish Government has recently published draft guidance on supporting children with healthcare needs in schools. This briefing explains the rights and responsibilities in this area, and sets out how education authorities can work with NHS boards as well as the policies and procedures they must have in place.

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