Queen speech 2016

Council leaders call for urgent reform of business rates appeal system

19/05/2016

Councils have been forced to set aside at least £1.75bn to cover the cost of business rate appeals, the Local Government Association has warned.

Queen's Speech 2016: MPs to reassert power over peers

18/05/2016

The power of MPs in the House of Commons could be strengthened under plans announced in today’s Queen’s Speech.

Queen's Speech 2016: Councils face fresh demands under ‘care covenant’

18/05/2016

Proposals to speed up child adoption and raise council support for young people were outlined in the Queen’s Speech today.

Queen's Speech 2016: Elected mayors to get power over buses

18/05/2016

The much-anticipated buses bill will limit powers to franchise services to areas with directly elected mayors while legislation will be introduced to facilitate the use of autonomous and electric vehicles.

Queen's Speech 2016: Crack down on extremists working with vulnerable groups

18/05/2016

Councils will be given the power to stop extremists from working with children or vulnerable people, under tough new measures unveiled today in the Queen's speech.

Queen's Speech 2016: New rules to speed up planning process

18/05/2016

Local authorities will only be allowed to impose pre-commencement planning conditions if they are deemed 'absolutely necessary'.

Queen's Speech 2016: Education Bill could lead to 'backdoor academisation'

18/05/2016

A new Bill unveiled in the Queen’s speech today will legislate for the academisation of all maintained schools.

Queen's Speech 2016: A legislative programme with local government at its heart

18/05/2016

The Government has vowed to strengthen life chances and continue to bring public spending under control as it revealed a legislative programme with local government at its heart.

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Social care reform: what lies ahead?

Sally Warren lays out four principles that should be at the centre of a ‘radically realistic’ White Paper on social care reform and asks if its vision will be the right one?
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