Designing a world leading recycling system for Scotland

June 19, 2019

LGiU Scotland’s Isla Whateley attended an event about Scotland’s upcoming deposit return scheme (DRS) that is due to be implemented soon, ran by the Green…

Scotland’s 20p recycling scheme will change the recycling habits of a nation

June 17, 2019

Scotland’s new deposit return scheme is becoming a reality. Iain Gulland, CEO of Zero Waste Scotland, tells us more about it and the benefits it…

The basic laws of political physics

June 14, 2019

One of the features of contemporary British politics is the speed with which things move, writes Jonathan Carr West. In the last few weeks we…


Swift Read: Estimating child poverty locally across Scotland

June 27, 2019

This is the second briefing in a series that explores the local dimension of the Child Poverty (Scotland) Act 2017 and Child Poverty Delivery Plan 2018-2022, which places obligations and responsibilities on local government to take local action to eradicate child poverty.

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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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3 Jun

National Islands Plan Consultation

The National Islands Plan will set out how Scottish Government, local authorities and other public agencies will work to improve outcomes for island communities. Together with…

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