Why Europe? Why not.

June 19, 2018

LGiU Scotland’s Kim Fellows explores the impact of Brexit on the low skilled labour market in Scotland as discussed at an event at Edinburgh University’s…

3 Meetings and a Mug

June 6, 2018

LGiU Scotland Director Andy Johnston has been visiting member councils up and down the country. Here, he reflects on three meetings he had last week,…

How I learned to stop worrying and love social media

May 16, 2018

LGiU Scotland’s Kim Fellows recently attended her first National Communications Academy meeting – here she reports back on the experience.


Is the Government’s Modern Slavery strategy working?

June 22, 2018

A PAC report has criticised the progress on stopping modern slavery, accusing the Home Office of not knowing whether the policy is working and of taking too long to turn the prime minister’s strategy and legislation into action. The report is summarised here and the role of local government considered.

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Reviving localism: three challenges

February 20, 2018

In January 2017, the LGiU committed to exploring three core policy questions over the course of the year: Finance: How should local government be funded? Democracy: How can we strengthen local democracy? Services: How do we design public services that are fit for the future? This series of essays draws…

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