2018 – a year of opportunity

January 12, 2018

James Bream, Research and Policy Director at Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce, looks to 2018 and what it might have in store for enterprise,…

Community Planning in Scotland website now live

December 20, 2017

Eileen McMillan, Senior Health Improvement Officer at NHS Health Scotland, tells us about the new Community Planning website now live at NHS Health Scotland and…

Keep up the good work: LGiU Scotland’s User Survey 2017

December 13, 2017

Nearly 250 of you gave us your thoughts on our work in this year’s user survey. We asked our members what you thought of our…


A Look at Public Service Reform in Ireland – the next steps

January 19, 2018

Public service reform has been at the heart of meeting the challenges of austerity in Scotland over the past decade, and the same can be said of Ireland. This Briefing examines the new public service reform plan in Ireland, and addresses its potential impact including that upon the local government…

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Lessons from the Greater Manchester Experiment

October 3, 2017

In the first of three essays LGiU is publishing on the future of local government, Andrew Walker discusses the Greater Manchester experiment in devolution, lessons learned so far and challenges that remain, which will be of interest to councils in Scotland.

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