UK must go ‘faster, further and fairer’ to combat climate crisis

Only by going ‘faster, further, and fairer’ can we seize the significant national and global opportunities of a net-zero economy.

Core Cities UK calls for more financial support

Core Cities UK has called for more financial support from the government, stating that city regions are key to the country’s economic recovery.

Liverpool leaders call for fair funding during pandemic

Steve Rotheram has stressed to the government that the impact of coronavirus is greater in the Liverpool City Region than anywhere else.

Communities urged to help new Rough Sleeping Taskforce

Dame Louise Casey has urged businesses, faith groups and local communities to help rough sleepers during the coronavirus pandemic.

New £1 billion building safety fund announced

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has launched a new £1 billion Building Safety Fund to remove dangerous cladding.

Khan calls for urgent lifting of benefit cap

New research has revealed that tens of thousands of low-income Londoners are being excluded from coronavirus support measures.

Public consultation begins for West Yorkshire devolution

The delivery of the West Yorkshire devolution deal has taken a significant step forward with the agreement of a public consultation.

Government announces 6,000 new supported homes

The government provide thousands of long-term, safe homes for vulnerable rough sleepers taken off the streets during the coronavirus pandemic.

New measures announced to keep passengers safe

Further funding to protect and increase transport services and level up infrastructure after coronavirus has been announced.

£50 million boost to support high streets

The Reopening High Streets Safely Fund will help councils to get people back to work and customers back to the shops.

£300m for local government test and trace service

Local authorities will be central to supporting the new test and trace service, with the government providing £300 million.

Councils unlikely to cope with rise in homelessness

Councils are unlikely to cope with rise in homelessness if the government lifts the eviction ban without protecting renters.

Social workers to work with teachers in schools

Gavin Williamson has announced that social workers will be placed in schools to work with teachers to support children at risk.

18 local authorities secure funding for e-cargo bikes

Eighteen local authorities in England have secured funding from the Department for Transport's £2m eCargo Bike Grant Fund.

Government risks squandering homelessness efforts

Successful efforts to tackle rough sleeping during the coronavirus outbreak risk being squandered by the government, says committee of MPs.

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