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.
With so much going on in the housing market in Ireland at the moment it is easy to lose track. In an effort to address this, LGiU Ireland have commissioned a pilot series of monthly briefings to keep you up to date with developments. This is the first in this…
This Brexit update, prepared for local authorities in the UK, will be of interest to readers in Ireland. The update focuses on news, recent reports on Brexit, preparations for a no deal scenario, the economy, Scotland and Ireland.
The demand for social housing in Ireland for low-income houses has been exacerbated by issues of affordability, suppressed supply following the global financial crash and increased demand due to a rapidly growing population. But is there more to the story than just increasing output?
This briefing briefly examines the key steps that were involved in the production of the National Oversight and Audit Commission's (NOAC) fourth national report on the Local Authority 2014 Quality Assurance Reporting under the Public Spending Code.
Swift Read: What Cannabis Legislation Will Mean for Municipal Government in Canada, and Possible Lessons
From October 2018, Canadian residents will be legally able to consume recreational cannabis. This briefing looks at what the legalisation will mean for those who oversee its implementation, particularly Canada’s federal, provincial and municipal governments.