The Association of Irish Local Government (AILG) held their Autumn Conference at the Hillgrove Hotel in Monaghan at the end of last month. LGiU were pleased to be able to attend the event and report back to our members, as outlined in this briefing.
We are currently working on briefings about:
- The National Planning Framework (and its links to the Scottish model)
- Rebuilding Ireland: The Action Plan for Housing
- Lifelong living at the heart of a caring local government system
- Local Government Strategic planning in times of austerity
- Culture as a catalyst for innovation and growth in a rural local authority
- Making local government efficient and effective
- Securing Ireland: Emergency Management in an unstable world environment
LGiU Ireland policy briefings contributors include:
- John Martin
- Andy Cullen
- Jack Keyes
- Pat McLoughlin
- Des Page
If you’re interested in writing briefings for us, or have any comments about content, get in touch.
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Nine Irish finalists have been chosen in the European Innovation in Politics Awards 2018. Here we cover the nine projects - ranging from local authority initiatives, to the work of politicians on a national level.
The McKinsey Center for Government report: Delivering for Citizens – how to triple the success rate for government transformations
McKinsey’s research has found that only 20 per cent of large-scale, transformational government change efforts fully succeed in meeting their objectives. Their recent report sets out five disciplines that they state can more than triple the chances of transformation success.
The housing briefing this month focuses on the Budget and related actions taken by government to address the housing crisis.
Having an ageing population is one of the greatest challenges facing the developed world today, so in recent years, Ireland has taken significant steps to become an age-friendly nation. This briefing covers the work of Age Friendly Ireland in local authorities and the fantastic work that is being done across…
LGiU in the UK publish a monthly round-up covering housing and planning. Adapted for an Irish audience, this roundup will be useful for those working in local authorities to see what is happening with regards to housing in the UK.
Huge claims are made for the potential of Artificial Intelligence. We look here at recent reports on AI, how AI can support services, and the key issues and challenges that arise in implementing AI.
This briefing gives an overview of the first national report on public service reform published by NOAC. This briefing is part of a series that has examined a number of NOAC’s national reports.
This briefing summarises the development of Scottish National Policy Framework from 2007 onwards, and describes the new arrangements included in the revised NPF launched in 2018, and what Irish audiences can learn from this.
Scotland is the first nation in the world to offer free period products in all schools, colleges and universities. But why is this necessary? This briefing examines the phenomenon of period poverty and what is being done across the UK, and in Ireland, to tackle it.