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Theresa May

May calls for new design laws in bid to cement housing legacySubscription

The outgoing prime minister Theresa May has today called for new design standards to ensure quality is not lost in the drive to build more homes. 

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Walkley: 300,000 target requires ‘revolution’ in how we build homesSubscription

Homes England chief’s comments come as Public Accounts Committe finds MHCLG has no idea how it will meet housing target 

Housing finance

Study finds council housebuilding at highest level since 1990Subscription

Councils upscaling development through housing companies, research concludes

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Childhood obesity 'trailblazers' announcedSubscription

Five councils to receive a share of £1.5m over the next three years

Empty homes

Selective landlord licensing branded success, review findsSubscription

A survey of councils found schemes are effective but problems identified

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People moves: Met interim confirmed as management review loomsSubscription

LGC’s round-up of all the latest job moves and appointments

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Roundtable: The human element is key to the march of the AISubscription

10 June, 2019 By Claire Read

Technological advances promise major opportunities to improve local government, but there are doubts about whether the sector is able to take advantage of them