How Oxfordshire learnt the lessons
13 December 2013
The LGiU is celebrating its thirty year anniversary this year. We thought one great way of marking this would be an online exhibition of thirty photographs of local government. We wanted to capture [...]
Tories in Hackney LBC and Hinckley & Bosworth separately withdraw from local councillor conduct panels [...]
Funding levels for housing benefit in 2014/15 will remain sufficient for local authorities ahead of the troubled transition to Universal Credit (UC), welfare ministers have pledged [...]
1. Remember that theory is easier than practice
Put the books [...]
Rochdale BC’s chief executive has been awarded a pay rise of 1% [...]
The Bruce-Lockhart Member Scholarship, which includes a £10,000 bursary for the winner, was created in recognition of the outstanding contribution to Local Government of Lord Sandy Bruce-Lockhart, [...]
12 December 2013
This year LGiU marks three decades of supporting local democracy, and we enjoyed raising a glass to LGiU past, present and future on Monday 9th December at an evening reception. We were also [...]
As a social work student I was [...]
Pay levels for council
chief executives are
still set too high
don’t ring true,
argues Rochdale MP
Bob Neill takes inspiration from Dickens to describe the blight of timid
managerialism afflicting the public sector today [...]
As local authorities increasingly look for commercial acumen, MJ round table with Penna considered the implications of business thinking in a political world.
Introducing the next MJ Future Forum on budget planning and preparing for the new Spending Review.
Law firm Bircham Dyson Bell has appointed two lawyers to join its government and infrastructure team.
Central and local government are set on a collision course over council tax following the chancellor's clear demand for a council tax freeze in last week's Autumn Statement.
Stephen Cirrell looks at the difference between community energy renewal projects and civic schemes.