Calls are mounting for a review into the specifics of the scheme, which threaten to further isolate the most financially vulnerable.
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UNISON, GMB and Unite say only a ‘substantial’ pay award from April onwards can begin to tackle years of savage local authority cuts and pay freezes.
Lyndon Campbell, a commercial property partner at Bevan Brittan, said enforced sales are ‘currently under-used’ by local authorities and could help free up thousands of empty homes.
Jack Perschke, partner at IT services provider Netcompany, discusses the challenges that governments are facing and the need to improve the efficiency of grants administration.
Speaking in parliament yesterday, housing secretary Robert Jenrick said a ‘handful of councils face serious financial challenges’.
The Natural Environment Investment Readiness Fund will offer grants of up to £100,000 to help groups develop nature projects in England to a point where they can attract private investment.
'I think 12, probably, is the tip of the iceberg.’
The Budget is currently due to take place on 3 March.
The consultation will be open for 10 weeks and responses must be submitted by 12 April.
‘A loss of over half a year of normal schooling is likely to have far-reaching long-run consequences.'