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In Conversation with… Kevin Stewart

February 20, 2019

Kim Fellows (KF) talks with Kevin Stewart (KS) Minister for Local Government, Housing and Planning about his ambitions for tackling homelessness in Scotland.

Scotland 2030: Housing and Ageing Seminar

February 6, 2019

As part of the Scotland 2030 programme, run by the think tank at the Scottish Parliament Scotland Future’s Forum, a seminar about recent research into…

Picking up the pieces

February 1, 2019

It may have been all but sidelined by central government during the past few years, but, says Janet Sillett, local government will be the one still…

Briefings

LGiU & MJ State of Local Government Finance Survey 2019

February 22, 2019

The LGiU & MJ State of Local Government Finance Survey 2019 gives a snapshot of the key pressures facing councils in England and the impact of ongoing financial uncertainty on their communities, through the views of senior councillors and officers.

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Reports

The Essential Guide to Local Government Communications

December 20, 2018

Effective media relations are important to all organisations, including local authorities. Regardless of whether you are a councillor or an officer, it is important to not just understand how the media works but know the best ways to establish a good rapport with journalists. Councils may not always like how…

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