On Your Radar November provides information on relevant government consultations, select committee inquiries and legislation. We also look at the current political agenda and the implications for local government in the immediate and longer term.
This is a LGiU Ireland briefing that we think will be of interest to English readers as it presents brexit from an Irish perspective. Speaking at a meeting of the Belgian Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce, Dr Peter Brennan of the Public Policy Advisors Network explains his current thinking on Brexit.
Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s (JRF) report on the dynamics of the 2017 General Election analyses how people on low incomes and at risk of poverty voted, but also on whether concerns about immigration and brexit took priority over more traditional concerns about low incomes and economic inequality.
The EU funded seven-year Erasmus+ programme aims to promote the growth of youth work, sport, training and education across Europe though exchange of students and other activities. Expenditure is currently about €130 million a year. This briefing describes the programme and looks at the possible effect of Brexit.
This brexit update focuses on the negotiations process, Theresa May’s Florence speech, EU nationals, issues from Scotland and the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, the EU Withdrawal Bill and local government and brexit.
This briefing sets out potential implications and policy issues relating to Brexit and employment. It is structured in two broad areas: issues relating to the workforce and issues relating to the workplace.
An update on progress and prospects for enhanced devolution and local growth since the June general election
This briefing provides an overview of current UK immigration policy and of the status of EU citizens currently in the UK: it ends with a brief summary of the options available for future immigration policy.
Today the Repeal Bill was published. This will be the most significant legislation for decades and among the most contentious. We consider why here and also update members on the negotiations, citizens rights, other brexit bills and what is happening in local government and also in Scotland and Northern Ireland.
What will happen in the next few days before parliament meets again? We summarise here what the constitutional position is regarding forming a government, look ahead at a possible Queen's Speech, and anticipate some of the implications for local government of a hung parliament.