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Housing and planning round-up August 2023

Homelessness is the big issue in this month’s housing and planning roundup, with a record number of households living in temporary accommodation in England. Other stories include regulatory standards, rent arrears, fire safety, permitted development and changes to local plans.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing
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Local government Australia: Policy roundup, 21st August

Our new ‘bookmark-able’ version of our weekly policy, news and data roundup for Australian local government. This week: A new $500 million Housing Support Program for councils, a report into a Melbourne council’s AI garbage truck scheme, and the latest figures on public sector wage growth.

Australia Briefing

Local government Australia: policy roundup

The first ‘bookmark-able’ version of our weekly policy, news and data roundup for Australian local government. From fuel cells to deadly mushrooms, electronic ID and rezoning.

Australia Briefing

All things Scotland: managing cars, legislation round-ups and election mishaps

From the latest legislation bulletin to more light reading like the summer reading list. Our All Things Scotland keeps you up to date with everything that matters to local government. Find out what you might have missed from LGIU in the last four weeks, including a new report on the council and the car.

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Local Government and the Oireachtas: May-July 2023

In this member-exclusive round-up service, we examine the news from Ireland’s Parliament every month with a focus, as always, on legislation which impacts local government. This May-July edition covers a range of topics from the RTE financing controversy and the publication of the Government’s Summer Economic statement, to providing detail on new signed legislation.

Ireland Briefing
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Scottish Bulletin Issue 4, 2023

This bulletin provides a regular update on the progress of legislation currently in Holyrood that is of direct relevance to local authorities. This update looks at devolved matters, open consultations and third party reports relevant to local authorities.

Scotland Briefing
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Weekly Policy Roundup 7th August, 2023

This week’s policy roundup tackles the Sydney Metro, deprivation in New Zealand, and the rising number of low-income renters in Australia aged over 50.

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All things Ireland: key local government resources for summer

Just because July was a washout doesn’t mean LGIU Ireland took its eye off the ball (GAA final pun intended)! Our monthly round-up recaps all policy briefings, articles, events and research that you might have missed over the last four weeks.

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