Recovery and renewal panels launched for councils

Councils across the country can now access a newly developed remote support offer to enable them to test plans for recovery and renewal.

Public spending on coronavirus reaches £190bn

New figures from HM Treasury indicate that public spending on the fight against coronavirus has risen to nearly £190 billion.

Staffing black hole facing care homes

The Cavendish Coalition is warning that care homes could be facing a staffing ‘black hole’ because of the government’s Immigration Bill.

EA launches five-year plan for greener future

The Environment Agency has warned that returning to business as usual after the coronavirus pandemic won’t be enough to address the challenge

Sunak delivers Summer Statement

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has delivered his Summer Statement in the Commons, providing £3 billion for decarbonising housing and public buildings

Khan calls for £5bn affordable homes investment

Sadiq Khan has called for the government to agree to a multi-billion pound package to kick-start London’s housing sector in response to coronavirus.

Majority of energy professionals urge resilient green recovery

Without immediate policy steps from the government, the UK’s 2030 and 2050 greenhouse gas emission reduction targets will be missed.

£33m promised to save at-risk arts venues

Arts Council England has announced that 196 organisations will receive a share of £33 million to prevent them going bust.

Half of public leisure facilities could face closure

Half of all public leisure facilities in the UK could close by the end of the year without more government support.

Sunak set to unveil £2bn home insulation scheme

The Treasury is set to announce that hundreds of thousands of homeowners will receive vouchers for energy-saving home improvements.

Ben Towe, Managing Director of Hadley Group

The WMCA has set out plans to retrofit 50,000 homes across the West Midlands by the end of 2022 to help tackle fuel poverty.

£5.5bn needed to level up access to urban green space

The Prime Minister has been urged to commit £5.5 billion to an urban green infrastructure fund to level up access to urban green space.