Local elections ‘cancelled’ across England

Large parts of England are effectively ‘democracy deserts’, with hundreds of thousands of potential voters denied real choice in this May’s elections.

New protections for valued green spaces in Bristol

Under new proposals set out in the council’s draft Local Plan, vital green spaces across Bristol would be protected from future development.

Youth services cut by 70 per cent since 2010

Analysis of spending by English local authorities on services for young people has revealed a real-terms cut of £880 million since 2010.

National review of event security urged by Burnham

Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has called on the government to initiate a national review of event security.

For pupils expected to have completed school in 2017, eight per cent were subject to moves that cannot be accounted for, finds the Education Policy Institute

£38 million has been given to managing agent Warmworks to continue to deliver the government’s fuel poverty scheme over the next two years.

The Mayor of London is investing £11m into modular homes to help homeless families in the capital.

Provision for school special needs cut by over £1bn

Special needs provision in England has lost out on £1.2 billion because of shortfalls in funding increases from central government since 2015.

End to unfair evictions revealed by government

The government has announced that private landlords will no longer be able to evict tenants from their homes at short notice without good reason.

Funding to enhance school facilities for community use

A £15 million fund will be available to local authorities and schools in Wales to fund projects that cater for the local community.

'Capacity tracker' will allow health and social care staff to see how many vacancies there are in care homes.

The results of the four trials will be analysed and inform the development of demand responsive travel over the next few years.


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