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Levelling Up the United Kingdom: White Paper analysis

This briefing deals with the four chapters of the Levelling Up White Paper which profile socio-economic disparities between areas in the UK; sets out a plan for re-configuring government; outlines the policy programme; and indicates what further steps are likely to be taken in the near future.

England & Wales, Scotland
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Housing for All: Implications for housing demand and prices

Housing for All is primarily Ireland’s plan for addressing housing supply and affordability. This briefing focuses on its demand-side implications against a background of continuing price and rent escalation in the housing market.

Ireland
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Swift read: Tackling fuel poverty in Scotland

A national strategy to reduce fuel poverty in Scotland has been unveiled – including tighter regulation of housing and better support for households who face barriers making their homes more energy-efficient. This swift read looks at the key proposals.

Scotland
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Planning for large-scale residential developments

This briefing examines the proposed new arrangements of the Planning and Development Bill 2021 which is expected to be enacted into law this month and its implications for large-scale residential developments.

Ireland
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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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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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Ten-year vision to improve adult social care

This policy briefing summarises and comments on the key elements in the UK Government’s ten-year vision for adult social care, recently laid out in the adult social care reform white paper.

England & Wales, Scotland