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Managing the school system – pupils and places to 2030 in England

The number of babies born each year (live birth rate) goes in cycles and this has implications for school place planning. England and Wales experienced a significant ‘baby boom’ in the decade to 2012 with an increase of 23% in the number of babies born each year from 2001. Since then there has been a…

England & Wales
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Health, social care and public health round-up: December 2021

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.

England & Wales
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After Brexit: where is the money coming from?

Just months away from its launch, uncertainty surrounds the shared prosperity fund and whether it will make up for EU money that paid for regional and local economic development in the UK prior to Brexit.

England & Wales, Scotland
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The IFS Inequality Review: gender inequalities

In May 2019, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) launched the IFS Deaton Review on Inequality. This briefing deals with the review’s work on gender inequality and focuses on the ‘Women and men at work’ report, published in December 2021.

England & Wales, Global, Scotland
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What needs to change to promote a positive and inclusive culture in local government?

The Victorian Local Government Culture Project recently released their discussion paper, seeking input from the local government sector and other stakeholders around three key themes: leadership experience and capability councillor journey early intervention and effective dispute resolution. This marks an important first step in the project which seeks to provide a platform for the local…

Australia
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Local leaders and the revival of UK towns and cities post-pandemic

A new report by a House of Lords committee sets out how strong local leadership combined with more generous government funding and further devolution are key to reviving towns and cities in the UK following the pandemic.

England & Wales, Scotland
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Results of 2020-21 Victorian Local Government Audits

This briefing is focussed on the 2020-21 local government audit results, with a particular focus on the sector’s financial performance, position, and financial sustainability in light of the COVID-19 pandemic’s continued impact on the sector. It will be of interest to councillors, CEOs and senior executives.

Australia
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Housing and planning round-up December 2021

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.

England & Wales, Scotland