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Housing and planning round-up August 2022

Homelessness is the big issue in this month’s housing and planning roundup, with more households owed a prevention duty by councils, partly due to evictions by private landlords and rising rent arrears in social housing. Other stories cover right to buy, asylum seekers, short-term lets and accessibility in new homes.

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Scotland policy round-up summer 2022

Covid-19 COVID-19 and greenspace use survey findings is a new report produced by the Data and Evidence subgroup of the Environment and Spaces for Public Health Partnership Group. Before the pandemic, evidence suggested underlying inequalities in access to and use of high-quality green and open spaces. Survey findings indicate these inequalities may have widened. Evidence…

Scotland Briefing
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Addiction

In this newsletter, we put the spotlight on the global addiction crisis and the ways local government can intervene. This includes exploring the lasting legacy of the controversial (yet impactful) Iceland model for discouraging teen alcohol and drug use and examining the growing overdose death rate which has been exacerbated during Covid-19, with a particular…

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Health, public health and social care round up: July 2022

The health, public health and social care round-up summarises new policy, research and publications that are relevant to elected members and officers interested in health and social care.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing
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Parliamentary update July 2022

The purpose of this briefing is to provide a monthly update on the progress of each piece of legislation through the Houses of Parliament that is of relevance to local authorities in England and Wales.

England & Wales Briefing
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Housing and planning round-up July 2022

Energy efficiency is the big issue in the latest housing and planning roundup. In a month dominated by political turmoil at Westminster, the round-up also includes news on rough sleeping, refugees, fire safety, housebuilding, and the cabinet reshuffle.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing
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England policy round-up – June/July 2022

Our new, monthly policy round-up for England provides a summary of key policy and practice documents affecting local government. This edition covers policy/research papers from June and early July 2022, a period dominated by political instability, the cost of living crisis, gloomy economic news and industrial action.

England & Wales Briefing
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Scotland policy round-up June 22

This policy round-up is essential reading and provides a summary of key documents that impact local government in Scotland. From urban planning to finance, climate change to education, these publications will help to shape and inform policy and delivery of services in Scotland, including social, economic and environmental future policy contexts.

Scotland Briefing
Members

Health, public health and social care round up: June 2022

The health, public health and social care round-up summarises new policy, research and publications that are relevant to elected members and officers interested in health and social care.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing
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Parliamentary summary: all you need to know from Holyrood and Westminster

The purpose of this briefing is to provide an update on the progress of legislation currently passing through Holyrood that is of relevance to local authorities in Scotland. Scottish Parliament can pass laws on matters devolved to Scotland, including education.

Scotland Briefing