local government

Are LGAs in Germany and the Netherlands making a difference?

Posted on 26 January 2021 by Dennis De Widt

In our latest post, Dr Dennis De Widt examines how local government associations in Germany and the Netherlands operate in different institutional contexts to local government associations in England and how this affects the way local government interests are represented and protected by central government in the different countries. Local government associations (LGAs) are an
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The unexpected consequences of COVID-19

Posted on 5 November 2020 by Catherine Farrell

We hear a lot about the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and, predictably, we can see the huge impact it has had on employment – particularly those directly affected by the closure of retail, service and also the hospitality sectors. As each of these opened up during the summer of 2020, there was hope
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