This briefing explores local government’s potential role in decarbonization, looking at how councils can take action, along with some local government case studies. This briefing concludes with a framework for the development of a local action plan for emissions reduction.
Unfinished business: this latest pillar from our post-covid councils project outlines the urgent thinking that is needed to address policy and finance questions unanswered for a decade
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The Department for Work and Pensions report published in November 2020 and summarised in this briefing is an impact assessment of the Work Programme, which stopped accepting new referrals in April 2017. The evaluation remains relevant because the UK has embarked on new large scale labour market programmes in response to the economic impact of…
National planning rules will soon include the word ‘beauty’ for the first time since the creation of the modern planning system in 1947. The consultation also includes other proposed changes to the National Planning Policy Framework, including new restrictions on local authority powers to withdraw permitted development rights.