Publications

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Reviving localism: three challenges

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?…


Year End Review: 2017

A summary of what LGiU Scotland achieved in 2017, and how we hopes to build on that in 2018 to bring our members the best possible service.


Lessons from the Greater Manchester Experiment

In the first of three essays LGiU is publishing on the future of local government, Andrew Walker discusses the Greater Manchester experiment in devolution, lessons learned so far and challenges that remain, which will be of interest to councils in Scotland.


Reflections from the Frontline

Johanna Boyd reflects on her time spent as leader of Stirling Council and shares her insights into what makes a successful councillor.





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