20 October 2017

WMiC, Issue 18 - Local Government and Brexit

With the Communities and Local Government Select Committee launching an inquiry on Brexit and Local Government, Sherman Wong takes a look at a few of the publications, proposals and research relevant to the issues raised by the Inquiry. Read More

9 October 2017

WMiC, Issue 18 - Cancer in the West Midlands

Public Health England’s (PHE) recent report on cancer in the West Midlands is intended to inform discussions by health and local authority commissioners. However, in setting out the cancer related data and analysis for the region by local authority and Clinical Commissioning Group it should also be of interest to a wider audience. Sherman Wong takes a look. Read More

22 September 2017

WMiC, Issue 18 - Housing and planning update

With a consultation underway on the way councils should calculate their house building requirements and a social housing green paper on the horizon, Sherman Wong takes a look at some recent activity in the housing and planning policy fields. Read More

31 August 2017

Housing Advisers Programme open for expressions of interest

The deadline for expressions of interest for the LGA's Housing Advisers Programme is 12 September 2017. Read More

29 August 2017

WMiC, Issue 17 - Summer news round-up

Looking through the summer’s publications and statistical releases, Sherman Wong highlights the West Midlands dimensions in reports looking at widening participation in higher education, policing numbers and the changing costs of buying or renting a home. Read More