Scottish Government and COSLA published an updated action plan in October titled ‘Ending Homelessness Together’, while a guide from the Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group created for Scottish local authorities has also been developed, with support from the Scottish Government. This briefing looks at the plans and recommendations from both.
This briefing outlines and assesses Kerry County Council’s approach to community engagement in the formulation of a local area plan, focusing specifically on the case study of Milltown – the fastest growing town in the county.
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.
Recent major floods across areas of NSW and Queensland have again shown the exposure of Australians to natural hazards and disasters, along with the resilience of local communities. This briefing contains resources from the BNHCRC regarding flood responses.
Using the latest data from the UK government and others, this briefing explores the ethnic disparities existing in educational outcomes, from early years to higher education taking in schools, further education and post-education destinations.
According to the Commons public accounts committee the government wasted five years and nearly £200 million on the Starter Homes scheme, only to quietly drop it in favour of another programme for first-time buyers.
Two years’ worth of elections. 143 councils. 13 mayors. What’s at stake and what’s up for grabs in May 2021? This long read looks at the hot elections across England.
Well before the Covid-19 crisis hit, our own experiences as consumers were already changing our understanding and expectations of how digital technology can be integrated into and help our daily lives. Here’s the next step forward.
There is a growing evidence showing that the Covid-19 pandemic is significantly affecting children and young people’s mental health. This briefing looks at the recent research and practice to support children and young people.
Why is it taking so long to improve fire safety in residential tower blocks three years after Grenfell? Recent reports by a House of Commons Select Committee and the NAO look at the limited work completed so far, the effect on residents, and how much more needs to be done soon.