This briefing summarises and comments on the Health Committee’s critical report about the Care Quality Commission and action taken to improve the inspection regime.
The Care Quality Commission has published its third annual report on the state of health and adult social care in England. This briefing provides an overview.
Proposals for Individual Electoral Registration are currently under scrutiny by a parliamentary select committee, and are open to consultation until 14 October. There are significant implications for councils.
The Boundary Commission's proposals for England are causing controversy. This briefing outlines and comments on the consultation process, which has a deadline of 5 December 2011.
This Equality and Human Rights Commission inquiry found that disability harassment is widespread, and makes recommendations for public authorities, including councils.
This Department of Health consultation describes options for the allocation of additional funding to councils for new functions arising from the Health and Social Care Bill.
Summary of government consultation on suicide prevention and details of how to respond. Brief summary of associated Demos report on high risk groups.
This briefing summarises and makes initial comments on the technical papers published by CLG on the proposals for business rate retention.
This policy briefing describes and comments on the themes of the continuing Future Forum listening exercise and emerging information about the authorisation process for clinical commissioning groups.