News

12 January 2018

More productive, in work, but hard-up - recent reports shed light on the region’s economy and living standards

With the region’s relatively high poverty rates and a House of Commons briefing highlighting differences in regional disposable household income levels, Sherman Wong takes a look. Read More

3 January 2018

Consultations and inquiries

To start the New Year, here are some recently announced Government consultations and committee inquiries which should be of interest to councils and their partners. Read More

14 December 2017

WMiC - Issue 19 - Government consultations and Parliamentary inquiries

WMiC picks out a selection of current government consultations and parliamentary inquiries that should be of interest to local authorities and their partners. Read More

13 December 2017

WMiC - Issue 19 - Tackling the hidden economy: public sector licensing HM Revenue & Customs

This consultation proposes “conditionality” measures to tackle the hidden economy. Read More

13 December 2017

WMiC - Issue 19 - Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision: a green paper Departments for Health and for Education

This green paper sets out the Government’s ambition that children and young people who need help for their mental health are able to get it when they need it. Read More