Topic: Brexit

A round up of Brexit coverage

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Brexit means Brexit – whatever that means

LGiU’s Janet Sillett considers the complexities that will ensue once the Brexit process is triggered – and what that could mean for Scottish local government and their communities. I am not going to argue here for a speedy Brexit – with article 50 invoked this year, or indeed for a long delayed one. Nor for…

England & Wales, Scotland Blog Post Blog
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Funding and Financing Public Transport Infrastructure

How can local government fund and finance public transport infrastructure? This report from the Campaign for Better Transport explores the sources available to local government such as tax increment financing, developer funding and municipal bonds and considers whether some of the mechanisms used overseas could be used here.

England & Wales Briefing
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Brexit update August 2016

Brexit is still dominating political debate. Local government is realising the potential impact and making its voice heard in that debate. This is the first of our regular Brexit updates.

England & Wales Briefing

May’s U-turn on Mayors

Lauren Lucas, LGiU's Head of Projects, reacts to today's report that Theresa May is to abandon George Osborne's plans for imposing regional mayors.

England & Wales Blog Post Blog
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The migrant crisis: Home Affairs Select Committee report

The select committee report is wide ranging and sets out the scale of the problem, looks at border security, the possible post Brexit position, and how UK local government has responded to the crisis.

England & Wales Briefing
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Brexit: What about the Common Agricultural Policy?

There is as yet no clear plan for a post-EU agricultural or fisheries policy. The Common Agricultural Policy supports many aspects of EU policy, and this briefing will of be of interest to members and officers with an interest in rural development, coastal communities, and environmental sustainability.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing
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On Your Radar July – August 2016

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
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Health, public health and social care round up: July 2016

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 digested read and provides links to the source documentation of major reports for further consideration.

England & Wales Briefing
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National Infrastructure Delivery Plan 2016–2021

The government has set up two new bodies – the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) and an independent National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) – to ensure the right infrastructure projects are identified and delivered successfully.

England & Wales Briefing