• Friday 28 October 2011

    A Central View of Localism

    The latest Cabinet Manual’s focus is mainly on central government, but Local Government Chronicle points out that it takes a distinctly centralist view of…

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  • Friday 28 October 2011

    Funding a New Housing Supply

    IPPR Report – Funding New housing Supply A new IPPR briefing paper Build now or pay later? Funding new housing supply looks at how…

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  • Friday 28 October 2011

    Community Infrastructure Levy

    Community Infrastructure Levy CLG are consulting on the detailed implementation of the Government’s proposals to the Community Infrastructure Levy. Views are requested via a…

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  • Friday 28 October 2011

    Promoting Independance

    Promoting Independence A new report from LGIU and Circle revealed that 88% of 139 local authorities surveyed admitted that cuts to housing related support…

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  • Friday 28 October 2011

    National Home Swap Scheme is launched

    The government today launched it promised national home swap scheme ‘HomeSwap Direct’. Four internet-based providers of mutual exchange services have signed up to amembership…

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  • Friday 28 October 2011

    Social Value (Public services) Bill

    A private members’ bill that would require all public bodies to consider the social effects of a service contract passed through its Committee stage…

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  • Friday 28 October 2011

    Supporting People Cuts

    Almost nine in ten councils have acknowledged that cutting their housing related support will put vulnerable people at risk, according to a survey. A…

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  • Wednesday 26 October 2011

    Riverside Co-regulatory Event – Cambridge and Runcorn

    Tuesday 29 November_Focusing on the Future Riverside are holding one of their co-regulatory events  on 29th November in Cambridge This event is concentrating on the…

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  • Saturday 22 October 2011

    Controversial national planning policy to be published next year

    The news comes as the issue is due to be debated in the House of Lords in a week’s time, as numerous campaign groups and…

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  • Saturday 22 October 2011

    How easy is it to challenge Govt Decisions?

    The official watchdog for complaints – Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council (AJTC) – says the government is making it more difficult for the public…

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