Crowdfunding: Opportunities for Local Government

March 31, 2017

Crowdfunding has created a frenzy in the business community and the creative sector because of its ability to raise money quickly and flexibly, bypassing traditional…

Local government in 2017: time to draw breath?

January 16, 2017

As 2016 fades into the past, it's time to look forward to the coming year. Surely 2017 could not be as dramatic as the one…

Global Local Government: A future in crisis?

December 6, 2016

LGiU’s Chief Executive Jonathan Carr-West looks at the futures for local government in this rapidly changing political landscape


The Role of Local Government in Northern Ireland

April 28, 2017

In 2015, eleven new councils in Northern Ireland took the reigns of service delivery and representation to begin the process of moving to a new local government model, one that was different from those of the past and designed for the 21st Century. This briefing explores both this model and…

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