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Briefings & Essential Guides

The Puzzle of Rural Exodus in High Income Countries

August 13, 2019

This briefing explores the main causes of rural depopulation in high income countries, challenges faced by urban and rural communities as a result of rural depopulation and examples of how local authorities are trying to adapt to…

Blog posts & News releases

In Conversation With… Cllr James Stockan

July 31, 2019

LGiU Scotland’s Kim Fellows talks with James Stockan, leader of Orkney Islands Council, about fuel poverty, the Arctic and single authority models. To kick us off it would be good if you could share your thoughts about…

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…