Debate on accommodation of asylum-seeking children in hotels, House of Commons, 7 June 2023
There is consensus that a hotel is not the right place for children to be living. The LGA agrees with the Government in wanting the National Transfer Scheme (NTS) to work well in ensuring unaccompanied children.
Illegal Migration Bill Committee Stage, House of Lords, 24 May 2023
Local government would welcome discussions with Government on potential impacts on councils of the Illegal Migration Bill. A Committee of the Whole House will take place in the House of Lords from 24 May 2023.
Supporting the integration of Local Enterprise Partnerships
The Local Government Association (LGA) commissioned Shared Intelligence (Si) to provide support for councils and combined authorities undertaking Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) integration and to share good practice and learning.
Hertfordshire County Council: Budget scrutiny and budgetary constraints
At the budget scrutiny, a task and finish group approach is adopted. Each portfolio is scrutinised by a small group of members over a dedicated period, providing opportunity for focused challenge and questioning.