Domestic Abuse Bill introduced to Parliament

The government’s landmark Domestic Abuse Bill has been introduced in Parliament.

Millions of children growing up in poverty

Child poverty is becoming the norm in some parts of the UK, with more than half of children living trapped in poverty in some constituencies.

New inquiry launched into devolution success

The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee has launched a new inquiry into progress on devolution in England.

£4 million of new investment into Grimsby

The government has unveiled nearly £4 million of new investment into Grimsby as part of the next phase of its pioneering Town Deal.

Comprehensive DRS could provide £2bn boost

A comprehensive deposit return scheme for plastic bottles, cans and glass could boost the economy by £2 billion.

West of Britain powerhouse ‘waiting to happen’

A new report has highlighted the potential for a new economic powerhouse in the west of Britain.

Budget gap of up to £15m for East Sussex

A new report from East Sussex County Council has found that the authority will face a budget gap of up to £15 million in 2020/21.

Climate change action showing lack of ambition

The Committee on Climate Change has expressed shock that the UK has no proper plans for protecting people from the impacts of the climate crisis.

Government calls for evidence on floods and coastal erosion

The government has launched a call for evidence to protect against the devastating effects of flooding and coastal erosion.

Government remains unaware of LEP impact

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government does not know how effective £12bn of funding has been for local economic growth.

New funding to preserve Cornish culture and heritage

Lord Bourne has announced a new £200,000 fund will help support and preserve Cornwall’s rich language, heritage and culture.

Rural England risks being 'left behind' post-Brexit

The LGA has warned that millions living in rural England are at risk of being 'left behind' following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.

Councils at risk of losing £5.3bn EU cash

Councils risk losing £5.3bn in just 18 months if the government does not put in place replacement funding arrangements for Brexit.

Collaboration to change current UK voting system

Political parties and MPs have forged a new cross-party consensus on replacing the UK’s First Past the Post voting system.

Government must embrace modern construction methods

MPs say that the government’s over-reliance on traditional building methods will see it fall far short of its housing target.

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