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Viewpoint: Space Standards, what’s in a word…?

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Marc Vlessing, co-founder of Pocket, a private affordable house builder, expresses his concern about the government’s plan for new space standards, as part of a consultation on housing standards. The deadline for submissions to the consultation is 7th November

The NHS Five Year Forward View: Where are the home care providers and their staff?

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Brendan Martin of PublicWorld asks where care staff are in the NHS 5 Year Forward View.

The Tenancies (Reform) Bill – transforming the role of local authorities

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Shelter’s Hannah Gousy explains how the proposed Tenancies (Reform) Bill will help councils to target their resources in the private rented sector. Homes in the private rented sector are in a worse condition than any other form of housing. A …

LGiU at the Liberal Democrat Party Conference

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Growth and localism at the LibDem Party Conference

Democracy-max: council leaders say yes to devolution

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England and Wales should have the same devolved powers as Scotland and that power should be held locally.

LGiU at the Conservative Party Conference

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From social care and health to growth and new powers for councils, localism is at the top of the agenda.

LGiU at the Labour Party Conference

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Post referendum, pre-general election – localism will be a hot topic at the party conferences. Find out what LGiU is doing at the Labour Party Conference.

We need real localism, not technocratic tinkering

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Jonathan Carr-West, LGiU Chief Executive, responds to the result of the Scottish independence referendum: Scotland’s decision to stay in the Union and the additional devolution it has been promised will see a renewed focus on local governance in the rest …

Can you top Maputo? #townhalliday competition extension

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Yes, today was  the deadline for our #townhalliday snaps, but we have decided to extend the deadline given the surge of late interest.  You now have until close of day 19 September to send in your town hall  holiday photo …

LGiU at Party Conference

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Find out about LGiU’s programme of flagship fringes and local government dinners at each of the party conferences.