Half-a-million ultra low emission vehicles on UK roads

New data has revealed that more than half-a-million ultra low emission vehicles are now being driven on roads across the country.

Public fear impact of another global health emergency

People in the UK are concerned about the potential impact of future crises, which presents a unique window for positive change to happen.

System needs fixing to help local climate action

The public backs local authorities to tackle climate change but the system needs fixing first as more central government help is required.

Levelling Up paper to be published later this year

The government will publish its Levelling Up White Paper later this year, ensuring that the whole UK can benefit from the same access to opportunities.

Create new green jobs in areas with greatest unemployment

Green Alliance research has found significant potential for new green jobs in areas with the greatest challenges to the local labour market.

Only a third of candidates in local elections are women

Just one-third of candidates in this week’s English council elections are women, prompting calls for more action to encourage women into politics.

Care homes residents allowed more out-of-home visits

All care home residents will be able to participate in more out-of-home visits without having to isolate on their return.

Nurseries kept in the dark over key funding decisions

A third of Maintained Nursery Schools are cutting staffing and services to balance their books as a result of lost income.

Improve banking services for local councils, says NALC

The NALC has pressed UK Finance, the trade association for banks, and its member banks to improve their services to local councils.

All schools should join strong multi-academy trusts

The Education Secretary has stated his ambition to bring schools with a history of long-term underperformance into multi-academy trusts.

New law to make school uniform costs more affordable

A new law has been passed which will require schools to follow new statutory guidance on uniform costs, instructing them to keep prices down.

Worrying increase in the number of inactive adults

Sport England has found that the first eight months of coronavirus restrictions has led to a worrying increase in the number of people who were inactive.


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