Topic: Brexit

A round up of Brexit coverage

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Brexit update February 2017

The passing of the second reading of the Bill to trigger article 50 is only the beginning of a massively complex process. This briefing summarises the next legislative steps, how Brexit could affect sectors such as housing and construction, and looks at the opportunities and challenges that are now emerging.

England & Wales Briefing
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The Casey Review

The response to Louise Casey’s review into opportunity and integration in deprived and isolated communities was mixed. We summarise its key findings and consider the issues raised and critiques of the report.

England & Wales Briefing
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Top five challenges for the local government workforce

What are the key workforce challenges for local government and how can they be met? This briefing summarises research from the University of Birmingham and draws insights from our interviews with chief executives and directors on the major challenges and the broader context in which they are working.

England & Wales Briefing
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On Your Radar December 2016 – January 2017

On Your Radar provides regular updates on information from central government and other key organisations; looks back over the last period, ahead at what could be hitting the headlines and comments on issues relevant to local government that will be influencing the political landscape over the coming months.

England & Wales Briefing

Is politics broken?

And what can local government do about it? Asks Ingrid Koehler

England & Wales Blog Post Blog
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The impact of Brexit on local government procurement

This briefing looks at the potential impact of the UK’s decision to leave the EU on Local Government public procurement rules. It will look at the procurement system prior to the EU, the impact of EU legislation on the UK as a whole and the Scottish procurement system in particular.

Scotland Briefing
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Autumn Statement- 2016

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has delivered his first Autumn Statement to the House of Commons setting out the new administration’s spending plans and priorities for the coming year.

England & Wales Briefing
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Local Government in international affairs post-referendum

Local Authorities need to review and refresh how they engage internationally during the Brexit negotiations and beyond. This briefing suggests some of the components of such a review.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing
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City Living: Devolution and the Living Standards Challenge

The paper on city living from the Resolution Foundation is set in the context of devolution, which, despite current uncertainties, offers the prospect of devolved powers which leaders can use to improve the living standards of citizens. The focus of this first paper in a series is labour market performance.

England & Wales Briefing
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Brexit: Parliamentary update, devolution, the economy

Brexit continues to dominate national and local politics throughout Scotland and the rest of the UK. This update covers key issues such as parliamentary scrutiny, the economy, the role of local government in the debate, and an analysis of the referendum.

Scotland Briefing