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Government response to CLG select committee report on audit and inspection

The government has published its response to the CLG select committee's report on audit and inspection. This response to the select committee provides an indication of the government's position before they formally respond to the consultation on audit.

England & Wales
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Neighbourhood Planning consultation

This briefing summarises and comments on the coalition government’s neighbourhood planning initiative, which will be enacted as part of the Localism Bill and is now out for consultation.

England & Wales
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Community Budgets Prospectus

The prospectus for councils that want to bid for the new community budget pilots (neighbourhood-level and whole-place) has been published. The timescale for submissions is very tight. This briefing summarises and comments on the document.

England & Wales
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Government "call to action" on obesity

This briefing summarises and comments on the government's policy document on obesity and the proposed role for local government.

England & Wales
Members

Government “call to action” on obesity

This briefing summarises and comments on the government's policy document on obesity and the proposed role for local government.

England & Wales
Members

Weekly bin collections: arguments for and against

The CLG proposal for new money to encourage weekly bin collections has been controversial. This briefing looks at the arguments for and against and describes what we know about the scheme.

England & Wales