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Briefings & Essential Guides

How well are councils in Scotland performing?

December 6, 2018

The Accounts Commission's annual financial overview of local government in Scotland was published at the end of November 2018. This briefing looks at the issues identified in each section of the report and summarises the key findings,…

Blog posts & News releases

Brexit – A Case of Self-Imposed Damage?

November 20, 2018

In a personal view from Peter Brennan, Managing Director of EPS Consulting and Member of the Public Policy Advisors Network in Ireland, this blog reviews the current Brexit position from Ireland’s perspective.

Projects & Reports

Brexit and local government – the story so far

October 31, 2018

This new long read looks at the brexit issues of most relevance to local government – it focuses on four critical ones: how has local government been involved; European funding; the future public sector workforce; and devolution…