With inflation and energy prices eating into budgets, local authorities across the UK are facing increasing challenges to deliver services. In this video, the National Audit Office discusses the capital framework guidance for local government commercial activity and the importance of low risk investments to generate income.
The Illegal Migration Act changes the law so that those who arrive in the UK illegally will not be able to stay here. This update provides an overview of the key points of the act, highlighting which sections are in force now and what this means for those seeking asylum in the UK.
In the last 10 years, local government have lost nearly £16 billion of funding in central government cuts. In this video, Sevenoaks District Council share how developments, investments and regeneration of assets have added bot social value to the local community and helped the council become self-sufficient from direct central government funding.
Home Office figures show that the UK offered protection to 22,648 people through asylum and resettlement in the year ending March 2022. In this video, Lancashire County Council Refugee Integration Team share how they have collaborated with refugees to design and deliver strategies which are led by those with lived experience to ensure people are receiving the support they need.