The Public Accounts Committee has warned that 13 per cent of rented homes ‘pose a serious threat to the health and safety of renters’.

Unpaid carers of all ages in Wales are set to benefit from a short breaks fund after a £9 million investment from the Welsh Government.

New rules requiring calorie information to be displayed on menus and food labels has come into force to tackle obesity levels.

People working in adult social care will benefit from at least £500 million to improve recruitment, retention, progression, and staff well-being.

Home Secretary Priti Patel has launched a new Tackling Domestic Abuse Plan informed by victims and survivors.

Adult social care organisations have called on the government to deliver a long-term care workforce strategy and tackle the issue of care worker pay.

Five local authorities will implement a new and improved adult social care charging reform system which caps the cost of care.

Local authorities will be supported by £1.36 billion from the Health and Social Care Levy to pay a fairer rate of care to adult social care providers.

Councils and Directors of Public Health are calling for an urgent extension of local outbreak management funding due to rising rates of coronavirus

Analysis of major UK cities to mark the second anniversary of the first UK lockdown has shown that Glasgow has proved most resilient in the face of the pandemic.

Councils have warned of public health workforce shortages and staff exhaustion concerns given a rise in coronavirus community transmission rates.

Sadiq Khan has said that the majority of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry recommendations directed at London Fire Brigade have now been completed.

Michael Gove has unveiled new measures to help improve the lives of people in Blackpool by turning the tide on deprivation.

The House of Lords COVID-19 Committee has called for improved resilience and preparedness for a volatile and uncertain future.

The Local Government Association has said that the government should cut VAT on the sale of vaping products to help people to stop smoking.


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