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London’s highway maintenance backlog surpasses £1bn

A new report has warned that the cost of the London’s road maintenance backlog has now reached more than £1 billion.  

MHCLG launches the Commonhold Council

Robert Jenrick has launched the Commonhold Council, which will inform the government on the future of this type of homeownership.

Funding for green social prescribing aids recovery

At least 7,500 people will be connected to nature for their health and well-being, thanks to ten innovative green social prescribing projects.

Newham Council to convert to green vehicles

Newham Council has approved plans to replace the first wave of 210 council vehicles with greener models.

End the need for food banks for good, says Trussell Trust

The Trussell Trust is calling for government at all levels to commit to working to end the need for food banks for good.

London surpasses annual affordable homes target

13,318 genuinely-affordable homes were started in the capital last year despite the disruption and delays caused by the pandemic and Brexit.

Levelling-up should include societal aspects of prosperity

The Legatum Institute has published an assessment of institutional, economic, and social well-being across the country’s 379 local authorities.

Public want NHS at centre of ‘build back better’ plans

A survey has found that more than half of the British public want the government to focus on the NHS as part of its ‘building back better’ pledge.

 GB Features

Low-code innovation: enabling councils to be a lifeline for society

Richard Farrell discusses the role that innovative technologies can and should play in enabling local authorities to guide and support citizens

Fabio Giunta explores how local authorities can tackle the lack of data and digital skills to move towards a low-carbon future

You can’t manage what you can’t see

It’s time to start planning for the future. Here, Abdi Essa explains why the public sector must move to automation and AI for cloud observability

Assessing mayoral candidates in Greater Manchester

As part of the local elections on 6 May, the people of Greater Manchester will be electing a regional mayor. Here are the candidates

Communities can deliver clean energy and millions of jobs

Polly Billington explores local clean energy partnerships and the benefits of generating energy near to where it is used as we progress towards Net Zero

Getting to grips with Public Sector Pensions

What is happening with Public Sector Pensions in the next year? Shaun Tetley, chair of the CIPP's Public Sector Specialist Interest Group, explains

 Events

09/12/2021

digitech21 will seek to demystify the increasingly complex technology landscape and will showcase a host of public sector best practice case studies and the very best solution providers, each of whom are helping organisations to transform and improve the way in which the public sector delivers services to the citizen.

Event Diary

digitech21 will seek to demystify the increasingly complex technology landscape and will showcase a host of public sector best practice case studies and the very best solution providers, each of whom are helping organisations to transform and improve the way in which the public sector delivers services to the citizen.

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Gardenia Technologies

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SJ Translation Services

Sometimes, writing is the only means of communication, especially during these turbulent times.