Queen's Speech 2015

Benefits cap to 'make many areas off-limits for larger families'

22/06/2015

Many parts of England will become too expensive for larger families on benefits when the benefit cap is lowered, according to the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH).

Legal-high ban to bring new council powers

29/05/2015

A new ‘blanket ban’ on ‘legal highs’ will offer councils and police more powers to tackle psychoactive substances, the government has said.

Top bodies call for mental health action

29/05/2015

Six of England’s leading health organisations have joined forces to call for mental care to become a national priority.

Queen's speech 2015: Tougher laws on strike action

27/05/2015

The Conservatives have pledged to ‘protect essential public services against strikes’, using today’s Queen’s Speech to confirm it will set a tougher threshold for industrial action.

Queen's Speech 2015: Metro mayors crucial in government's devolution offer

27/05/2015

The Government’s intention to only devolve further wide-ranging powers to cities with elected metro mayors has been confirmed in today’s Queen’s Speech.

Queen's Speech 2015: Devolution, Right to Buy and welfare reform

27/05/2015

Proposals to ensure the devolution of cities and expand Right to Buy to social housing tenants were outlined in the first Conservative Queen’s Speech in nearly two decades today.

Queen's Speech: Councils await devolution and housing vows

27/05/2015

Plans to give cities greater economic powers and a controversial extension of the Right to Buy scheme to 1.3 million social housing tenants will be among Bills set out today in the first Conservative Queen’s Speech since 1996.

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