All the important parliamentary updates for local government: December 2023

Every month, we review the progress of legislation through parliament and highlight what is relevant to local authorities across England and Wales. Catch up quickly with all the latest updates throughout December, including carried-over legislation on data protection, economic activity of public bodies and renter reform.

England & Wales

Health, public health and social care round-up: December 2023

At a time when winter pressures are peaking and with the junior doctor strike, our latest health round-up looks at the most significant developments across the sector over the last month, including reform and finance updates and the latest research and publications exploring public health and care practices.

England & Wales, Scotland

New funding model for housing supports

The latest in our series on local government financial management. Examining aspects like the Capital Advanced Leasing Facility (CALF) funding mechanism, key reform recommendations from their recent review, and the impact of the expanding Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant.


Scottish Government Budget 2024-25 – highlights for local government

Against a backdrop where public finances face the greatest challenges since devolution, we break down the highlights and implications for local government. Today’s budget may indicate troubled waters ahead for the 2024/25 Local Government Finance Order and Budget setting process.