LISTEN: 15 Minutes With… Oliver Escobar on Participatory Democracy

July 9, 2018

We’ve launched a new service for our members, a series of 15-minute interviews with people who know what they’re talking about in areas of interest…

Time to bin the schoolbag run and go digital in school communications

July 4, 2018

The Improvement Service’s Martin Brown and SEEMiS’s Danny Gallagher reveal how digital transformation can help communications with parents and help schools and councils focus resources…

I would walk 500 miles… or in my case, 7 miles

June 27, 2018

LGiU Scotland’s Kim Fellows blogs about her positive experience with Clean Air Day 2018 in Edinburgh and how we can continue these efforts to reduce…


Culture is Digital

July 13, 2018

Culture is Digital highlights the opportunities for collaboration between the cultural and technology sectors and builds on policy commitments in the Culture White Paper to review the digitisation of public collections and enhance the online cultural experience, and in the UK Digital Strategy to increase digital participation.

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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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