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Localism Bill: a Review

This briefing gives an overview of the Localism Bill as it leaves the Commons and heads for the Lords on 7 June

England & Wales
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Developing the New Adult Social Care Workforce

This policy briefing summarises and comments on recent reports from Skills for Care on developing the workforce to implement the vision for adult social care.

England & Wales
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Carbon Budgets: The fourth carbon budget in context

The recent announcement on the fourth carbon budget will have significant implications for local government: this briefing analyses the announcement and summarises the relevant context.

England & Wales
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One Big Society Two Reports

This briefing considers two new reports on the Big Society: Unshackling Good Neighbours - from the Task Force to cut red tape for the third sector; the second, from ACEVO, Powerful People Responsible Society.

England & Wales
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House of Lords inquiry into behaviour change

The House of Lords is holding an inquiry into behaviour change as a means of implementing government policy. One aim is to consider whether local authorities have sufficient expertise to ensure interventions are evidence-based and effective

England & Wales
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Government response to Wolf Review of Vocational Education

The Government has accepted all the recommendations of the Wolf Review of vocational education. Its response describes a programme of significant reform, and indicates a timetable for implementation between now and September 2012.

England & Wales
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The Community Infrastructure Levy: An Overview

This briefing summarises and comments on a newly published overview of the Community Infrastructure Levy from the Department for Communities and Local Government.

England & Wales