LGiU Fortnightly 16th March: Preparing for new homelessness duties

LGiU Fortnightly is our new podcast, bringing you the latest news from the world of local government. We update you on the key events from the past fortnight, as well as news from us and our members, so you’re always in the loop. We’re always looking for more ways to bring you the information you need in a way that works around your busy schedule – let us know what you think by tweeting us @LGiU.

This week, we ask Piali Das Gupta, SOLACE Head of Policy, how councils are preparing for the Homelessness Reduction Act, as well as our regular roundup of local government news and recent LGiU briefings. Hosted by Jennifer Glover and Andrew Walker (with a cameo appearance from Ingrid Koehler!).

Links to topics mentioned in the podcast:

BLOG: 75% or 100% or does it matter? The business rate retention conundrum

BRIEFINGStandards in Public Life: Intimidation in elections and inquiry into local government standards

BRIEFINGDfE commissioned Foster Care Review

BRIEFINGBrexit update March 2018

BRIEFINGThe Housing Supply Bottleneck

EVENTS: LGiU Training Events Programme

    1. Pearl Baker says:

      As a Independent Mental Health Advocate and Adviser and Carer i have witnessed the Standards in Public Life, diminish to a low level: if you dare ask a question from a LA and then request a Progress Report, you are likely to be branded a ‘vexatious’ individual, and branded a ‘Complainer’? it is about a question they repeatedly ignore, then ‘cease’ the opportunity to respond in a manner befitting a LA/Council not ‘fit to be in office’

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