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CLG activity during Easter recess

A round-up of activity from CLG during the Easter recess, with special reference to the Best Value: new draft statutory guidance – Consultation.

England & Wales
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NHS "listening exercise"

The “listening exercise” on NHS reforms will continue until the end of May. This briefing gives details of how to respond and summarises issues of particular interest to local authorities.

England & Wales
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Supporting Communities and Neighbourhoods in Planning Project

The government has announced the allocation of £3.2 million worth of grants to organisations such as the RTPI for them to support communities involvement in local planning. This briefing comments on the announcement.

England & Wales
Members

Independent Ageing: new LGiU research report

The new research report 'Independent Ageing' analyses the relationship between councils and people who fund their own social care and recommends action for councils to improve advice and information to them.

England & Wales
Members

Andy Sawford gives Powerful Ideas lecture

LGiU chief executive Andy Sawford delivered a Powerful Ideas lecture on Thurs 7 April in the British Museum. This briefing contains the speech in full.

England & Wales