The National General Assembly (NGA) of Local Government is convened annually by the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA). This year, over 1,000 mayors and councillors from across Australia attended the event, providing a unique opportunity for local government to engage directly with the Federal Government to develop national policy, and to influence the future direction…
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.
This briefing looks at the existing social housing regulatory framework and at the proposals to improve it. It covers the key proposals in the Social Housing Regulation Bill and considers alternative options for a localisation of social housing regulation and the case for linking regulation to funding.