With the recent announcements to advance the plebiscites for executive mayors in Cork, Limerick and Waterford, LGiU Ireland looks at one of the most interesting dynamics arising from appointment of Metro Mayors in the UK.
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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The latest instalment of our monthly housing updates includes housing for older people, reports released, facts and figures and housing news.
By 2046 there will be seven million more people aged over 65 in the United Kingdom, but the changing demographics will impact differently in villages, towns and cities of both Britain and Ireland in ageing. Services will need to plan for the differential pattern of ageing if a crisis is…
Fingal Kaleidoscope Intergenerational Project – Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards Winner
This briefing takes a look at the winner of the Supporting Active Communities category in the Chambers Ireland Excellence in LG Awards - Fingal County Council’s Kaleidoscope Intergenerational Project which brings together 4 year olds and senior citizens for the development of both.
Norway's healthcare system is complex, but it works well. This Swift Read explores the ins and outs of the system and the concept of patient co-payments, based on an event run by the think tank Nordic Horizons.
The latest in our series of Oireachtas reports covers what came before the Oireachtas as the year came to a close. Particularly important is the Local Government Bill. Other issues include Brexit, health costs, and abortion.
This briefing considers the the use of underground waste management systems in Europe and their benefits and disadvantages.
LGiU Ireland are kicking off 2019 with a new series of monthly briefings on local government activities. First up, we're looking at at Clare County Council, drawing from the December edition of their Chief Executive’s Monthly Report and sharing some good practices and innovative initiatives.
As the effects of climate change become more obvious across the world, this is a crucial time for building climate resilience across society. This briefing considers the events of winter 2017/18 and outlines how local authorities across Europe can help to build more climate resilient communities.
This briefing covers NOAC's fourth annual Performance Indicator Report which was published in 2017, and the key findings and recommendations outlined in the report.