This briefing explores COSLA and the Scottish Government’s Ending Homelessness Together Action Plan, and provides guidance to local government on how the plan impacts local authorities and how they can most effectively implement the plan.
In this briefing, the Social and Community Team of Local Government NSW provide an overview of local government initiatives, actions and links to resources to prevent and respond to domestic and family violence.
Three years after Grenfell, the government has at last published wide-ranging proposals to empower tenants in social housing and to strengthen regulation. Will the Charter for Social Housing Residents lead to landlords being scrutinised more effectively?
Today the Chancellor laid out his much-anticipated one-year Spending Review, in place of the Comprehensive Spending Review and three-year plan he had hoped to produce before the pandemic disrupted the economic backdrop. This on-the-day briefing brings you the highlights.
This briefing provides guidance to local government on how to respond to, and implement new requirements under, the National Planning Framework 4.
Since the outbreak of Covid-19, the scale of digital exclusion in the UK has been exposed beyond previous understanding. In this blog, Georgina Bowyer, Policy and Development Officer at Carnegie UK Trust, talks us through their new report Learning from Lockdown: 12 steps to eliminate digital exclusion, in which a plan of action is laid…
IFS 2020 Green Budget covers the outlook for the economy and public finances, options for the upcoming spending review, what is referred to as the government’s ‘levelling up’ agenda (understood as redressing spatial inequalities) and what could be done to reform working-age social security.
The coronavirus pandemic has had major impacts on health and living standards. Whilst everyone has been affected to some degree, experiences have differed significantly between the generations. A new intergeneration audit assesses the impact of the pandemic on different age groups and examines the issues for policy makers.
This briefing examines Melbourne’s 20-minute neighbourhoods as a case study, to learn international lessons.