Institute of Local Government Studies (INLOGOV)

The Institute of Local Government Studies (INLOGOV) is the leading academic centre for research and teaching on local governance and strategic public management. We enrich the world of local public service with research evidence and innovative ideas, making a positive difference.


INLOGOV Alumni E-Magazine

  • Forging an alliance with the NHS
    Cllr Ketan Sheth If local councils and the NHS do not work together as trusted equal partners, our residents are the ones that lose out. In Brent, our local communities were among those most affected by the first and second waves of the Covid-19 pandemic, with the local hospital, Northwick Park, making the national headlines having … Continue reading Forging an alliance with the NHS
  • Mission Possible? 
    Jason Lowther With under 700 days to the next UK general election, political parties are busy developing their manifesto documents.  In February, Labour leader Keir Starmer made a major speech laying out his “five missions for a better Britain”.   How do these five missions relate to local government?  And is the turn to “mission driven” … Continue reading Mission Possible? 
  • Making friends with a highlighter pen
    Anon In this final blog of our series, one of our former apprentices reflects on how they grew in confidence through the process and offers some advice for anyone considering studying for a senior leader apprenticeship. In 2019, my manager informed me our organisation had partnered with INLOGOV at the University of Birmingham, meaning an … Continue reading Making friends with a highlighter pen


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