Sport England promotes physical activity vision

Helping grassroots sport and physical activity recover from the effects of the pandemic is at the centre of Sport England’s 10-year strategy.

Labour questions unemployment risk of council tax hikes

One million workers in England could face unemployment just as they get hit with the government’s £100 council tax hike.

Nottingham publishes Recovery and Improvement Plan

After the government questioned governance issues at Nottingham City Council, the authroity has outlined how it plans to move forward.

Labour forces vote to stop planned council tax hike

Labour will force a vote in the House of Commons demanding the government reverse its plans to force councils to raise council tax by five per cent.

Six areas chosen for local health partnerships

Six areas have been chosen to join the first phase of a programme designed to improve the health and wellbeing of communities.

Starmer calls for council tax increase to be abandoned

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has said that expected council tax rises should be scrapped to ease the pressure on family budgets.

£3.2 million to drive community climate action in Scotland

Communities across Scotland are to benefit from fast-tracked funding to help tackle climate change and deliver a green recovery from the pandemic.

Johnson pledges £3bn to climate change solutions

The UK will commit at least £3 billion to climate change solutions that protect and restore nature and biodiversity over five years.

New measures to help leaseholders extend leases

Millions of leaseholders will be given the right to extend their lease by a maximum term of 990 years at zero ground rent.

£4.6bn in new lockdown grants to support businesses

Rishi Sunak has announced that businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors are to receive a one-off grant worth up to £9,000.

60,000 could be prevented from becoming homeless

60,000 families and individuals could be prevented from being pushed into homelessness in the next ten years with bold government action.

Seven councils to get Digital Connectivity fundings

The Local Government Association has announced funding for seven councils which will help them to improve local and regional connectivity.

Public support for making Universal Credit uplift permanent

The Health Foundation is calling on the government to make permanent its temporary increase to Universal Credit of £20 per week.

Starmer pledges to ‘push power closer to people’

Labour has outlined how the next Labour government will spread power out of Westminster and to the British people.

School funding boost confirmed for every local authority

The Department for Education has published school funding allocations going to every local authority in England.

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