She is currently an LGA vice-president, will succeed outgoing president Lord Kerslake and will be formally elected at the LGA’s General Assembly in July.
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The Queen’s Speech is due to take place on 11 May and there have been recent reports that the government is now looking to use it to push ahead with planning reforms.
The data from local elections has huge potential, which often goes unused, writes Glen Ocsko, head of local government at Made Tech.
The masterplan has been drawn up the Wirral Growth Company, a 50:50 joint venture between Wirral Council and national urban regenerator, Muse Developments.
The Electoral Reform Society (ERS) has warned of the risks of one-party domination under the First Past the Post system.
The plan is to be on site in Summer 2021, with the new homes completed in 2022.
‘Hope is now on the horizon as our economy starts to reopen bringing a semblance of normality to life in the City,’ said the Lord Mayor of the City of London.
The government has also announced £2.1 million in funding to help communities have a greater say in how their local area is developed.
According to the report, Covid ‘has not had a negative impact on [the] delivery of social value’.
The inspector found in favour of Wescott Leach and Sea Change Sussex on all counts.