After the Christmas break, the Dáil resumed on Wednesday 19th January for what will, it seems, be Micheál Martin’s last year as Taoiseach – who is due to be replaced by Dr. Leo Varadkar. In this month’s overview, we look at affairs in the Oireachtas throughout January.
This briefing provides an update on the progress of legislation currently passing through Holyrood and Westminster that is of relevance to local authorities in Scotland.
A summary of what LGiU Australia got up to in 2021, highlighting some content you might have missed and taking a look at what we’ve got coming up in 2022, including some new member benefits.
The purpose of this briefing is to provide an 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.
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. It is intended to be a digestible read that provides links to the source documentation of major reports for further consideration.
Our annual round-up edition of Global Local allows you to revisit your favourite topics so far – and gives our new readers a chance to catch up. Keep reading for a refresh on our top content from the past six months.
Consumer measures that will allow tenants in England to hold councils, and other social landlords, to account are the ‘big issue’ in this month’s round-up. There is also news about the Grenfell inquiry; deaths of homeless people; housebuilding; and a National Audit Office study of the private rented sector.