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All Party Parliamentary Local Government Group Meeting with Lord Freud

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Welfare Reform, Lord Freud, will be addressing the All Party Parliamentary Local Government Group on the issue of welfare reform. The Minister will provide an update the implementation of Universal Credit, and will discuss the potential implications of the switch to Universal Credit for local authorities.

England & Wales

Changing Communities – Local Agreements (webinar)

This is the second of two webinars being run with GlobalNet21 in May that address community and change. This webinar will look at local compacts or neighbourhood agreements where a community comes together with stakeholders to agree a common agenda for change.

England & Wales

Welfare Reform: impact, strategies and alternatives for local government

This seminar sets the context for the current welfare reform programme and goes on to offer delegates an expert insight and the tools to understand the impact of welfare changes on individuals, groups and communities. It will look at the research challenging the myths about the benefits system and consider alternatives.

England & Wales

An introduction to Local Government Finance

This workshop focuses on local government finance from the national and local perspective, explaining the finance and funding system as it is now, and how it will be.

England & Wales