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This week in Local Government- 3rd November

November 3, 2017

This week in Local Government provides links to the week's policy briefings and lists briefings to be published over the next fortnight. This week in Local Governement also highlights LGiU news and events, as well as other events and DCLG activity.




Helping workless families

November 1, 2017

This DWP publication, summarised in this briefing, sets out proposals to improve outcomes for ‘workless’ families who face multiple disadvantages.


DfE consultation: Children and Social Work Act – virtual school head new duty

November 1, 2017

The Children and Social Work Act 2017 places new duties on local authorities and schools on previously looked after children. The DfE is consulting until 27 November on new guidance on the education of looked after children and previously looked after children, Virtual School Heads and designated until 27 November.…


National Audit Office report on the Care Quality Commission

October 31, 2017

The NAO has found that the Care Quality Commission has improved but needs to overcome some persistent issues with the timeliness of some of its regulation activities if it is to sustain further improvement. What further action does the CQC need to take to address the risks to people’s care.


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This week in Local Government – 27th October

October 27, 2017

The Weekly Policy Summary (WPS) provides links to the week's policy briefings and lists briefings to be published over the next fortnight. The WPS also highlights LGiU news and events, as well as other events and DCLG activity.



Universal credit

October 26, 2017

Universal Credit is very much in the news right now. We look here at how it works, the latest statistics for it and the current debate over its rollout.


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