A review of local governance in Scotland has been underway for some 12 months now and it aims to consider how powers, responsibilities and resources are shared across national and local spheres of government including with communities.
This is the next in the series of briefings providing an overview of NOAC’s national reports. This briefing will focus on NOAC’s first report on the Shared Service Programme.
LGiU Ireland were pleased to attend, sponsor and present an award at Chambers Ireland’s 2018 Excellence in Local Government Awards that took place last night in Dublin. We love to share good practice from around Ireland with our members, so over the next few months we’ll be bringing you a…
Last month LGiU Ireland travelled to Armagh to attend the NILGA 2018 Annual Conference. This short briefing reports back on what happened and what we learned.
This is the first in a new series of briefings covering current affairs in the Oireachtas, focusing on debates and bills, their backgrounds and their outcomes.
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.
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…