This briefing gives an overview of the draft National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), which was launched at the end of July 2011. Consultation on the draft NPPF closes on 17 October 2011.
This briefing summarises new policy, research and publications issued in June and July that relate to social care and health.
This briefing summarises and comments on new guidelines on physical activity which will be of particular interest to local authorities with their forthcoming public health responsibilities.
Summarises the findings and recommendations of the Palliative Care Funding Review's final report, July 2011, including the recommendation that free social care be provided to those at the end of life.
This briefing summarises a new consultation on implementing social housing reform. It is also a useful checklist of the government’s proposals for major reform of the social housing sector.
This briefing summarises and comments on the progress so far in developing the new public health system and the next steps the government will take.
This briefing consults on DfE proposals to create a new Office of the Children’s Commissioner for England.