Two recent reports reveal an interesting picture of council housing in England and the wider housing market at the start of 2019. The details are summarised here.
Ensuring availability and affordability of housing, to rent or buy, and market stability, poses major policy challenges for 2019 and beyond, with no easy answers and few risk-free options. This briefing covers the past, present and future of the current housing crisis and what we can do.
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.
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.