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December Edition

Combined European Parliamentary, Local Authority & Greater London Authority Elections 2004 in Engl
Published : 01 December 2003

It is intended to provide, by order, that the European Parliamentary elections will take place on 10 June 2004. This consultation paper, issued ... read more

Employees' Code of conduct
Published : 01 December 2003

The public is entitled to expect the highest standards of conduct from all employees who work for local government. The Employment Relations ... read more

Household Waste Recycling Act 2003
Published : 01 December 2003

1 Arrangements for separate collection of recyclable waste 8 After section 45 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (c. 43) there is inserted- ... read more

New Commission for Equality & Human Rights to fight discrimination
Published : 01 December 2003

A new Equality Commission to fight discrimination and challenge inequality wherever it occurs has been announced by The Secretary of State for ... read more

New drive to combat fast food littering
Published : 01 December 2003

Government plans to improve the quality of our public spaces have taken a step forward with Local Environmental Quality Minister Alun Michael ... read more

New guidance to help planners & improve plans
Published : 01 December 2003

Planning must encourage sustainable development and work with the environment, Planning Minister Keith Hill said at the launch of new guidance. ... read more

Proposal to change the date of the 2004 local elections in Wales
Published : 01 December 2003

Background NOTES The Local Government Act 2003 received Royal Assent on 18th September. Section 104 of that Act enables the Assembly, by order, ... read more

Research Study into Community & Town Councils in Wales
Published : 01 December 2003

The Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth has recently produced a report to the Welsh Assembly entitled ... read more

Research Study into the Role, Functions & Future Potential of Community & Town Councils
Published : 01 December 2003

The Institute of Geography and Earth Science at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth was commissioned in 2002 by the Welsh Assembly Government ... read more

The Employment Equality Regulations 2003 - key questions
Published : 01 December 2003

What are the Employment Equality Regulations 2003? They are two sets of regulations: the Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations ... read more

The Queen's Speech
Published : 01 December 2003

The Queen's Speech, delivered on 26th November, sets out the government's plans for the year ahead. The Bills announced will: Enable more ... read more

Your say' campaign launch heralds a new era
Published : 01 December 2003

A campaign to raise awareness and spark debate about an elected regional assembly for the three northern regions has been launched by the Deputy ... read more