A new report has emphasised the importance of maintaining access to the EU workforce after Brexit as being ‘vital’ for London’s future growth.

Belfast City Council has passed a motion calling on Whitehall to launch a full public inquiry into the ‘shambolic’ renewable heat incentive (RHI) scheme, set to run £490 million over its budget.

The Environmental Audit Committee has warned that environmental protections must not be weakened during the process of leaving the EU.

Housing Minister Gavin Barwell has confirmed that new homes for first-time buyers between 23 and 40 years old will become available at a discount of at least 20 per cent below market value.

The government has announced it will back the first ever garden villages, which have the potential to deliver more than 48,000 homes across England.

Almost half of workers would stay in work if they were offered more flexibility by their employers in later life.

The lack of a clear framework for the maintenance of SuDS is seen by professionals as a key barrier to effective delivery and adoption.

The ‘unacceptably dangerous’ prison population of England and Wales should be cut to 45,000, a group of politicians have suggested.

The government has pledged £440 million to help the hardest-to-reach parts of the UK get superfast broadband.

HM Passport Office, has launched a national campaign to tackle the issue and is encouraging students and any young person who uses a passport for age verification to use alternative identification methods.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has set out plans for a £50 million ‘move-on’ housing fund to help homeless people progress from hostels and refuges to long-term accommodation.

The Public Accounts Committee has said the government's claim that its Troubled Families project had ‘turned around’ the lives of 99 per cent of England's most troubled families is a misleading statement.

The Health Select Committee has raised concern over the high number of people in England taking their own lives, warning the figure was ‘unacceptably high’.

The latest Help to Buy statistics have shown that over 220,000 people have been able to buy a home using the government scheme.

Jeremy Corbyn has claimed that the lack of social care funding leaving elderly people isolated is a ‘crisis made in Downing Street’.

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