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Regeneration to enable growth

The Government has set out its contribution to community-led local regeneration. It sees a significant role for local authorities. This briefing provides a summary and highlights a Select Committee inquiry on the new approach.

England & Wales
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DWP Worklessness Co-Design: Interim Report

This briefing summarises and comments on the interim report of the progress made by the DWP, working with five councils, in developing new solutions to address specific problems of worklessness.

England & Wales
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Publicity Code: Select Committee Question Revisions

A select committee has questioned some of the provisions in the government's draft Code of Recommended Practice on Local Authority Publicity. This briefing reports on the findings and gives an update on the introduction of the revised Code.

England & Wales
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Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management in England

This briefing highlights important consultations that will shape the new National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy for England, and clarify future roles, responsibilities and funding.

England & Wales
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The Health and Social Care Bill: Initial Analysis

This initial policy briefing outlines the main measures in the Health and Social Care Bill and discusses their implications for local authorities and the NHS.

England & Wales