Welfare Conditionality: reflections from the data launch

September 20, 2018

Last week, LGiU Scotland published a briefing on the five-year ESRC-supported project on welfare conditionality examining the research, the findings and the recommendations in some…

Why Basic Income Matters for Councillors

September 19, 2018

In this blog Ben Simmons and Cleo Goodman of CBINS give us some background to basic income in Scotland and invite you to participate in a collaborative…

LISTEN: 15 (ish) Minutes With… CBINS on Citizen’s Basic Income

September 19, 2018

Feasibility studies are currently underway to determine the shape of any future basic income pilots in Scotland. Here, in the second instalment of our interview…


The Carillion Collapse: Joint WP and BEIS Committee Reports and Government Response

September 20, 2018

Summary This briefing covers a report by the joint Work and Pensions Committee and Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy Committee (the Joint Committee) of its inquiry into the collapse of Carillion (published May 2018) with some supplementary material from a June 2018 NAO report into the government’s handling of the Carillion collapse Also dealt…

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Cities on the Rise – Actions for Local Government

August 16, 2018

LGiU Scotland attended the Academy of Urbanism's 2018 congress - Cities on the Rise - to focus in on key points that local authorities might find useful, and to feed back the relevant learning to our members. This report covers material on building democratic cities, anticipating the driverless future, and…

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