This paper sets out the case for a New Localism Settlement for England that empowers councils, as the democratically elected leaders closest to their communities, to take on greater responsibilities for their places.
The Housing Advisers Programme is designed to support local authorities deliver a project that helps meet the housing need of their local area. It aims to be simple, flexible, and locally-led.
Find out more about what the programme can offer your council in our prospectus.
This guidance has been produced for police (fire) and crime panel chairs, members and support officers and those with whom they work. It is intended to provide information about the statutory roles of panels and to highlight good practice that has been developed over the years since panels were first established.
This report sets out the outcomes from the Counter Fraud Fund (CFF), established by the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG), for which councils were able to bid in the autumn of 2014. The purpose of the fund was to support councils during the implementation of the Single Fraud Investigation Service (SFIS) as well as to increase the capacity and capability of local government to tackle losses from non-benefit fraud.
In 2018/19 councils have continued to confront the challenges facing local government as well as promote opportunities to do things differently. We have continued to focus on issues such as fair funding and fiscal devolution, adult social care, children’s services, housing and preparing for Brexit.