Queen's speech 2014

LGA: Councils can't be 'overridden' by national fracking policy

05/06/2014

Councils must be given final say on local fracking operations and cannot be 'short-changed' by financial benefit schemes, local authority chiefs have said.

Will redundancy measures limit who councils can hire and fire?

05/06/2014

There has been concern that the Government's crackdown on 'excessive redundancy' payouts for senior public servants could limit council's freedom to employ and fire who they like.

The Queen’s Speech commits to further tax devolution

04/06/2014

A commitment to devolving further fiscal powers to Scotland and Wales were a key part of the Queen’s Speech today.

Queen’s Speech advances pro-growth agenda

04/06/2014

Continued capping of the overall welfare bill and support for house building took centre stage at today’s Queen’s Speech.

What should local government expect from the Queen's Speech?

04/06/2014

Although the Queen’s Speech is unlikely to hold any great legislative surprises, there will be some announcements of great interest to local government.

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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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