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Community Wealth Building Summit 2019

17 Jul 2019

CLES, the think-and-do tank, held their second annual Community Wealth Building Summit last month. LGiU Scotland’s Isla Whateley attended and blogs here about what she learned.



In Conversation With… Cllr Gavin Corbett

22 May 2019

LGiU Scotland’s Kim Fellows is talking with Gavin Corbett, a Green councillor at the City of Edinburgh Council, about canals, the climate emergency and community clean-ups.



In Conversation With… Cllr Roddie Mackay

17 Apr 2019

LGiU Scotland’s Kim Fellows chats to Cllr Roddie Mackay, leader of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, about the new Islands Deal, service innovation and much more.


Exploring Basic Income in Scotland

20 Mar 2019

Exploring Basic Income in Scotland is a cross-disciplinary project, funded by Scottish Universities Insight Institute, that looked at the implications of a Basic Income for a variety of intersecting issues. On Tuesday 2 April the report will be launched with a half day conference and evening event at Scottish Parliament. In this blog Cleo Goodman […]


In Conversation with… Cllr Adam McVey

13 Mar 2019

LGiU Scotland’s Kim Fellows speaks with Cllr Adam McVey, leader of the City of Edinburgh Council, about all things Edinburgh including new tax raising powers, the importance of the tram extension, and a whole lot more.


Global lessons in local government

5 Mar 2019

Increasingly at LGiU we have been looking at what is happening in local government internationally. Of course one size never fits all but Janet Sillett finds common challenges, common themes and innovation that can be adapted when we cast our eyes beyond the horizon.


Budget Day 2018 in Scotland

12 Dec 2018

LGiU Scotland’s Kim Fellows gives a quick update on the Scottish budget that was announced today.