The Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards showcase the best of what local government in Ireland has to offer. This briefing gives a brief summary of all 16 winners of the 2018 awards.
It is nine months since the Homelessness Reduction Act came into force in England. New government statistics highlight what councils are doing to prevent and relieve homelessness in line with the new legislation.
This briefing covers the 2018 Northern Irish Local Government Association (NILGA) conference that LGiU attended in October last year.
The English health, public health and social care round-up summarises new policy, research and publications that are relevant to elected members and officers interested in health and social care.
This is the fourth in a series of briefings looking at social work services in Scotland. This briefing considers the delivery of social care support services specifically.
This month’s round-up from England features the report from the Independent Commission on Social Housing, and includes data on right to buy and deaths of homeless people, the building safety review, faster planning decisions and the latest consultations.
This briefing considers the the use of underground waste management systems in Europe and their benefits and disadvantages, and discusses what is currently being done in Scotland and the UK.
This briefing summarises and comments on the NHS England Long Term Plan in relation to local government, for Scottish officers and members to read and learn from.
This briefing examines an Irish report on local authority rates collection performance.
As the effects of climate change become more obvious across the world, this is a crucial time for building climate resilience across society. This briefing considers the events of winter 2017/18 and outlines how local authorities can help to build more climate resilient communities.