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Council launches first local government green bond
Published : 23 July 2020

The UK’s first local government green bond has been launched by West Berkshire Council. The council aims to raise £1 million from ... read more

Help for universities in financial difficulty
Published : 23 July 2020

Universities facing severe financial difficulties as a result of the coronavirus will now be able to apply for further Government support, the ... read more

62 million to aid people with learning disabilities live in the community
Published : 23 July 2020

The Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has called for a renewed focus to ensure people with learning disabilities or autism are discharged ... read more

Warning issued over 730 million in unspent EU funds
Published : 23 July 2020

Nearly a quarter of the European Social Fund is at risk of being sent back to Brussels, the Local Government Association (LGA) has said. The ... read more

Watchdog says ministry 'blind' to council investment risks
Published : 23 July 2020

Ministers have been blind to the risk of commercial investments by councils, Parliament’s spending watchdog has claimed. The Chair of ... read more

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