Since the 2019 UK election, seats which were traditionally Labour but changed to Conservative have been catapulted into the political spotlight. This Resolution Foundation report provides an early insight into the demographics, economy and living standards of ‘blue wall’ seats and challenges some of the commonly-held assumptions about them.
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Scottish Local Government Finance Settlement was recently announced in draft form alongside the Scottish Budget, setting out the funding allocated by Scottish Government to each Scottish council for the coming year. This briefing provides a short overview of the key points in the Settlement and how it has been received by the sector.
This briefing reports on key developments on HS2 since July 2019, focusing particularly on the National Audit Office report published in January 2020, the Oakervee Review published in February 2020 and the UK Government’s decision to go ahead with the project.
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