Topic: Transport and infrastructure

Affordable, accessible and sustainable transport and infrastructure are crucial to the economy and wellbeing of every community.

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On Your Radar January 2013

On Your Radar 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. This edition covers: Upcoming briefings Mid term review Prospects for local government in 2013 Key dates in welfare reform…

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Census – key statistics published December 2012

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) published significant further details of the 2011 census on 11th December 2012. This included Key statistics for England and Wales covering age, health, ethnicity, religion, marital status, accommodation, skills etc., supported by 44 data tables; three reports on international migration, religion, and ethnicity and national identity; and a comparison…

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Rural Statement 2012

* This briefing summarises the Rural Statement 2012 which sets out the Government’s agenda for rural England. It has three priorities: growing the rural economy, engaging with rural communities and supporting rural people’s quality of life. * The Statement highlights Defra’s role, championing rural needs across Government and engaging rural stakeholders. It aims to enable…

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On Your Radar November 2012

On Your Radar 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. This edition covers: Upcoming briefings Focus on the local economy Government consultations Oral questions to the Secretary of State…

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What’s next for Local Enterprise Partnerships?

While Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) have been developing and maturing, the Government’s focus in recent months on economic growth has led to a renewed interest in LEPs’ role in driving growth locally. This briefing gives an overview of recent developments in LEP policy, provides a synopsis of recent thinking and recommendations relating to LEPs from…

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City Deals – launch of wave two invitations and progress on wave one

On 29 October 2012, twenty cities and their wider areas were invited by Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, and Minister for Cities, Greg Clark, to bid for ‘radical new powers to boost local economic growth’ Government has also signed off – on 18 September 2012 – the eight wave one deals covering the ‘core cities’…

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Growth and Infrastructure Bill 2012–13

Many of the clauses in the Growth and Infrastructure Bill 2012–13, published on 18 October, have implications for local authorities, most notably a raft of changes to the planning application process that aim to help speed up the process. Highlights include: the threat of local planning authorities to be ‘designated’ for poor performance (yet to…

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On Your Radar October 2012

On Your Radar 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. This edition covers: Upcoming briefings Party conferences 2012 - main announcements and developments DCLG during the conference recess

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