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OPE 10 Funding Prospectus – December 2023

The application window is now open for the tenth phase of the One Public Estate (OPE) programme. Up to £1.2 million of grant funding is available and each OPE partnership is invited to submit one project for consideration. Call for Expressions of Interest by midday 18 December 2023.

Local government pay 2023-24

Agreement has today been reached on the 2023 pay award for local government services (‘Green Book’) employees. In order for the NJC to reach formal collective agreements, its Constitution requires a majority on each Side of the NJC to be in favour. Representation (with voting rights) on the Trade Union Side is determined on the basis of membership size: UNISON has 31 seats, GMB has 16 and Unite has 11.