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With 100 days to the General Election, Homes for Britain aims to make housing a political priority
26 Jan 15 - National Housing Federation | England
Organisations from every corner of the housing world are backing the Homes for Britain campaign.

Deprivation – the story behind the Index
26 Jan 15 - Data Unit Wales | Wales
Following the release of the Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation (WIMD) 2014 late last year the data used to construct the Index has been published.

Progress Report on the Scottish Fuel Poverty Statement 2002
23 Jan 15 - Scottish Government | Scotland
The Scottish Government is committed to tackling fuel poverty head on and ensuring that everyone in Scotland lives in a warm home that is affordable to heat.

Licensed to let?
23 Jan 15 - Chartered Institute of Housing in Northern Ireland | Northern Ireland
By 25 February 2015 private landlords in Northern Ireland have to be registered with the landlord registration scheme – but what’s next for the private rented sector?

Consultation response: Universal Credit data sharing between DWP and local support providers
23 Jan 15 - Department for Work and Pensions | England, Scotland, Wales
DWP writes: 'Having carefully considered responses, we intend to continue as stated in the consultation documents and lay regulations on 23 January 2015, which will come into force on 13 February 2015.'

Surplus NHS land: a best value alternative
23 Jan 15 - National Housing Federation | England
Research suggests land owned by the Central Government Estate, the Greater London Authority and the NHS could deliver up to two million new homes, and this would help to address our growing housing shortage.

Wales - White Paper on future of Right to Buy
22 Jan 15 - Leasehold Advisory Service | Wales
The Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has published a White Paper on the future of the Right to Buy and Right to Acquire.

Social Housing Case Bulletin - January 2015
22 Jan 15 - Clarke Willmott | Wales
Includes cases from the higher jurisdiction courts in England and Wales that are relevant to the affordable housing sector.

Housing Benefit: statistics on speed of processing 2014 to 2015
21 Jan 15 - Department for Work and Pensions | England, Scotland, Wales
Measure of the average time taken to process new claims and changes of circumstances throughout the financial year 2014 to 2015.

Two thirds of housing associations give bonuses
21 Jan 15 - Housingnews.co.uk | England
Staff at almost two-thirds of housing associations in the UK are being rewarded with bonuses or incentivised pay, according to pay research.

Three quarters of MPs contacted by homeless people with nowhere left to turn
21 Jan 15 - Crisis | England
Crisis has released survey findings showing that three quarters of MPs have been contacted by single homeless people turned away from help by their council.

Five things for housing architects and housing developers to look out for in 2015
21 Jan 15 - ING | England
A thought piece by Rachel Fisher, who is the Head of Policy at the National Housing Federation.

Briefing for MSPs on Stage 1 Debate on the Budget (Scotland) Bill
21 Jan 15 - Chartered Institute of Housing in Scotland | Scotland
The focus of this briefing is on the need for increased investment in the supply of new housing across all tenures and the importance of investing in energy efficiency measures to reduce the impact of fuel poverty.

Watch Tenant Central's series of Involvement Films
20 Jan 15 - Tenant Central | All
These films show how involvement benefits both tenants and landlords.

Young people not in education, employment or training (NEET)
20 Jan 15 - Welsh Government | Wales
A report showing data for young people by age, gender, region and local authority.

Local authority capital expenditure and receipts in England: 2013 to 2014 final outturn
20 Jan 15 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
Statistics on the final outturn figures of local authority capital expenditure and receipts in the financial year April 2013 to March 2014.

The Mind guide to housing and mental health
20 Jan 15 - Mind | England, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Scotland, Wales
An easy to read accessible guide.

New All Party Group on Housing to champion strong and progressive housing sector
20 Jan 15 - Northern Ireland Federation of Housing Associations | Northern Ireland
The first meeting of the new All Party Group on Housing, which received official NI Assembly approval before Christmas, it set to take place and will hear from government, the social housing sector as well as private sector representatives.

In work poverty
20 Jan 15 - Scottish Government | Scotland
More than half of children living in poverty in Scotland are growing up in households where at least one person is in employment.

Welsh Government tackles debt in the Water industry
20 Jan 15 - Welsh Government | Wales
Households across Wales can look forward to more affordable water bills in future thanks to Welsh Government regulations which have come into force this month. The Water Industry Regulations 2014 reinforces the Welsh Government’s commitment to reducing the number of people who get into debt with their water supplier and will in turn help to make it more affordable for everyone.

Smarter ways of working 2
20 Jan 15 - Mitie | All
Mitie has teamed up with the National Housing Maintenance Forum to launch the second ‘Smarter Ways of Working’ publication. This is a best practice guide which looks at delivering efficiency in the social housing sector.

Households below a minimum income standard: 2008/09 to 2012/13
19 Jan 15 - Joseph Rowntree Foundation | England, Wales
The proportion of people living in households with an income below the minimum income standard increased by nearly a third between 2008/09 and 2012/13.

Consultation on a New Tenancy for the Private Sector - Responses
19 Jan 15 - Scottish Government | Scotland
Responses from a wide range of organisations, including CIH Scotland.

Housing Benefit Bulletin for local authority Housing Benefit staff
19 Jan 15 - Department for Work and Pensions | England, Scotland, Wales
General information about social security benefits, tax credits and council tax support for local authority Housing Benefit staff.

Social housing’s alternative futures
19 Jan 15 - Chartered Institute of Housing | England, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Part of a series acknowleding that we live in challenging times. What, then, does the future hold for social housing?

Hard edges: mapping severe and multiple disadvantage in England
19 Jan 15 - Lankelly Chase Foundation | England
Draws together previously separate datasets from homelessness, offending and substance misuse treatment systems.

Equality Commission publishes Guide to Establishing Gypsy and Traveller Sites (Scotland)
19 Jan 15 - Equality and Human Rights Commission | Scotland
The Equality & Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has published research on how local authorities have successfully developed and maintained Gypsy and Traveller sites in Scotland.

Welsh MP reception - 17 March, House of Commons
19 Jan 15 - Community Housing Cymru Group | Wales
On 17 March, 2,500 housing professionals, tenants, social housing providers and private landlords will assemble in Westminster to support the Homes for Britain Rally.

Holyrood Committee launches loneliness inquiry
19 Jan 15 - Scottish Parliament | Scotland
The experiences of lonely and isolated people are set to be heard at Holyrood, as the Scottish Parliament’s Equal Opportunities Committee launches its inquiry into social isolation.

CIHNI Housing Awards 2015 shortlist unveiled
19 Jan 15 - Northern Ireland Housing Executive | Northern Ireland
The shortlist for the 2015 Housing Awards has been announced. Best practice and the great work that happens across the housing sector in Northern Ireland is recognised by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH-NI) in its annual Housing Awards.

Government pledges to do more to get troubled families back to work
18 Jan 15 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
News article: Eric Pickles and Iain Duncan Smith have announced plans to do more to get some of England’s hardest to help families back to work.

Energy firms use ‘missing millions’ to help customers
16 Jan 15 - Citizens Advice | England, Wales
Citizens Advice has secured a six million pound boost for vulnerable pre-payment meter customers.

Scale of reliance on New Homes Bonus payments revealed
16 Jan 15 - Local Government Chronicle | England
Some district councils have received income equivalent to a quarter of their settlement funding under a scheme designed to boost housebuilding, LGC analysis reveals.

New chair appointed to the National Housing Federation
16 Jan 15 - National Housing Federation | England
The National Housing Federation board has announced that Baroness Diana Warwick of Undercliffe has, after due interview process, been selected to become the chair of the Federation.

Even more social rented homes lost in 2014 than in 2013
15 Jan 15 - Chartered Institute of Housing | England
Statistics published just before Christmas show that the loss of housing let at social rents is speeding up, says CIH policy adviser John Perry.

Tenants’ views sought on social housing
15 Jan 15 - Northern Ireland Housing Executive | Northern Ireland
Social Development Minister, Mervyn Storey, has launched the first in a series of consultations aimed at improving the way social housing is delivered in Northern Ireland.

CIH puts focus on membership and professionalism in new corporate plan
15 Jan 15 - Chartered Institute of Housing | England, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Scotland, Wales
The Chartered Institute of Housing is proposing to bring back Fellowship – its highest grade of membership – after feedback from members.

National oversight group on domestic violence report
15 Jan 15 - Home Office | England
Provides a summary of the progress made against the recommendations of the HMIC review on domestic abuse.

National Assembly for Wales Environment and Sustainability Committee inquiry letter
15 Jan 15 - Community Housing Cymru Group | Wales
The CHC Group provided both written and oral evidence into the National Assembly for Wales Environment and Sustainability Committee Inquiry into energy efficiency and fuel poverty in Wales.

Consultation on the statutory instruments under part 2 of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014
15 Jan 15 - Welsh Government | Wales
This consultation is to gather views on a number of statutory orders under Part 2 of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014. Part 2 of the Act introduces a new system to tackle homelessness and the threat of homelessness, including a far greater emphasis on preventing homelessness. You need to submit your comments by 26 February 2015.

Let's make the difference: a manifesto to end homelessness
14 Jan 15 - Homeless Link | England
Sets out five priority actions that will make the biggest difference for many thousands of people who become homeless in England.

Universal Credit data sharing with local support providers: a consultation on draft regulations
14 Jan 15 - National Housing Federation | England, Wales
The Department for Work and Pensions is consulting on a second set of regulations for Universal Credit, looking at Universal Support.

Decline in homeless applications
13 Jan 15 - Scottish Government | Scotland
Fewer people in Scotland are becoming homeless according to official statistics published today by Scotland’s Chief Statistician.

Chronic shortage of affordable rented housing must be addressed to tackle homelessness
13 Jan 15 - Scottish Federation of Housing Associations | Scotland
A comment about statistics published by the Scottish Government.

Affordable Homes Programme 2015 to 2018: qualification
13 Jan 15 - Homes and Communities Agency | England
Guidance on how to apply to become an HCA investment partner and the application form.

Housing benefit fraud and error report published
13 Jan 15 - United Kingdom Parliament | All
The Department has failed to tackle problems with Housing Benefit fraud and error quickly or convincingly according to the Public Accounts Committee's report published on Tuesday 13 January 2015.

The business of tenant participation
12 Jan 15 - Chartered Institute of Housing in Northern Ireland | Northern Ireland
CIH Northern Ireland policy and public affairs officer Justin Cartwright says tenants should be able to take an active role in the development, management and assessment of their housing service.

New fund to help councils crack down on unauthorised development
10 Jan 15 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
Councils set to receive £1 million boost to their efforts to crack down on unauthorised development and ensure everyone plays by the planning rules.

First recipients of £10 million capital fund to tackle poverty announced
09 Jan 15 - Welsh Government | Wales
Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty, Lesley Griffiths, has announced the first two successful community projects to benefit from a £10 million capital fund to tackle poverty across Wales.

Welfare reform impact assessment: final report
08 Jan 15 - National Housing Federation | England
The final report from a major research project looking at the effects of welfare reform on housing associations and their tenants.

Help to Buy sales hit 73,000 homes
08 Jan 15 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
Figures show more than 73,000 homes have been bought under the government’s flagship Help to Buy schemes.

Areas shortlisted to become England's first housing zones
08 Jan 15 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
The areas shortlisted to become the first flagship housing zones in England are announced.

Reality dawns – the impact of welfare reform on housing associations: a mid-2014 view
08 Jan 15 - National Housing Federation | England
The National Housing Federation has commissioned Ipsos MORI and Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research to assess how welfare reform impacts across the housing association sector in England.

£1 million for scheme to help long-term unemployed into work and training
07 Jan 15 - Welsh Government | Wales
Communities and Tackling Poverty Minister, Lesley Griffiths, has announced over £1 million funding for the Welsh Government’s Lift Programme, which is helping long-term unemployed people into work and training.

Shortfall in council tax support funding likely to hit low-income families
06 Jan 15 - Local Government Association | England
Local authorities are warning that they will have to ask those earning the least to pay more council tax this year – or make even bigger cuts to already squeezed local services to meet the shortfall.

High house prices breed a new generation of ‘revolving door’ renters
06 Jan 15 - National Housing Federation | England
Almost a million more people in England rent their home than they did five years ago , and new research shows that many of them are stuck in a cycle of short-term lets that leaves them unable to put down roots or plan for the future.

Power back in people's hands to have a say over future development
05 Jan 15 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
Communities will have information at their fingertips thanks to a new plain English guide to the planning system.

Mayor delivers £220 million funding boost for low cost homes to buy
05 Jan 15 - Greater London Authority | England
News article: the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has announced his intention for millions of pounds of funding for two new schemes to help Londoners into affordable home ownership and accelerate the delivery of new homes.

PRS Tenancy Review Consultation Response
05 Jan 15 - Chartered Institute of Housing in Scotland | Scotland
The latest CIH Scotland consultation response on the PRS Tenancy Review.

Rent setting for social housing tenancies (England) - Commons Library Standard Note
05 Jan 15 - United Kingdom Parliament | England
This note explains policy developments in relation to setting social housing rent levels in England since 2002.

1000 new homeowners thanks to Help to Buy - Wales
05 Jan 15 - Welsh Government | Wales
On the first anniversary of the Help to Buy – Wales scheme, Communities Minister, Lesley Griffiths, is celebrating the completion of the 1000th home supported by the initiative.

Homelessness in Scotland 2014: getting behind the statistics
05 Jan 15 - Shelter Scotland | Scotland
'There has been a marked decrease in the number of homeless applications, with 36,457 applications made in 2013-14. This has been falling since 2009-10, with a 34% reduction in the number of homeless applications in Scotland in that period.'

The Future of Private Renting: Shaping a fairer market for tenants and taxpayers
02 Jan 15 - Civitas | All
Think tank report calling for a system of rent regulation which would exert a downward force on inflation and help encourage more landlords to channel their investments into new-build.

Rent ceilings needed to tackle affordability crisis
02 Jan 15 - Civitas | England, Scotland, Wales
Tenants of private landlords should be given the right to stay in their property for as long as they please with no risk of their rent rising above inflation, says a Civitas report.

Planning for Housing - Commons Library Standard Note
31 Dec 14 - United Kingdom Parliament | England
The Government is concerned that there have not been enough homes built to meet the needs of a growing and ageing population. Its aim is to increase the supply of both new-builds and repurposed empty homes. To this end it has announced a number of policies and financial incentives which aim to increase the number of new homes, including: support for new garden cities, reform of neighbourhood planning powers and a starter home exception site policy. This note sets out these issues in more detail.

Garden Cities - Commons Library Standard Note
31 Dec 14 - United Kingdom Parliament | England
The practicalities of how garden cities should be funded has divided expert opinion. Some private companies have pledged recently to invest in new settlements. A number of new homes are already planned at Ebbsfleet and information about these proposals is available online. This note sets out these points in more detail.

Long leaseholders: building insurance requirements - Commons Library Standard Note
30 Dec 14 - United Kingdom Parliament | England, Wales
This note explains how and why long leaseholders are (often) required to organise their buildings insurance with a company nominated by their freeholders.

Tenancies (Reform) Bill 2014-15 (retaliatory eviction) - Commons Library Standard Note
30 Dec 14 - United Kingdom Parliament | England
This note explains the law in relation to retaliatory ('revenge') eviction and evidence around the extent to which it occurs, before explaining the provisions in the Bill and reactions to it.

The Affordable Homes Bill 2014-15 - Commons Library Standard Note
30 Dec 14 - United Kingdom Parliament | All
This note provides background information on the Bill’s provisions and summarises the content of the Bill. The Bill's Committee Stage was adjourned on 29 October 2014 as a money resolution must be passed in order for it to progress any further. The Housing Benefit provisions in the Bill extend to England, Wales and Scotland while the provisions concerning affordable housing extend only to England.

Under-occupation of social housing: Housing Benefit entitlement - Commons Library Standard Note
29 Dec 14 - United Kingdom Parliament | All
This note provides information on who is affected by the under-occupation deduction in the social rented sector (also referred to as the ‘spare room subsidy’ and the ‘bedroom tax’), summarises a selection of legal challenges and discusses responses by landlords and tenants.

The Self-build and Custom Housebuilding Bill 2014-15 - Commons Library Standard Note
29 Dec 14 - United Kingdom Parliament | England
This note explains the contents and purpose of the Self-build and Custom Housebuilding Bill. The Bill’s provisions extend to England and Wales but will only apply in relation to England.

Three million people are struggling to pay their rent
23 Dec 14 - National Housing Federation | England
The Federation finds that the equivalent of three million people are struggling to pay their rent, as squeezed renters cut back on food and heating in the battle to make ends meet.

CIH comment on Stormont deal announcement
23 Dec 14 - Chartered Institute of Housing in Northern Ireland | Northern Ireland
Nicola McCrudden Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) director for Northern Ireland, said: "We remain hopeful that local politicians will take sensible steps to avoid the impact of the bedroom tax here. It has been clear for some time that this policy is causing hardship and suffering for thousands of people across Britain."

Nations apart? Experiences of single homeless people across Great Britain
23 Dec 14 - Crisis | England, Scotland, Wales
The Nations Apart report reveals that half of all homeless people first become homeless aged under-21, with the majority going through the experience again and again because they don’t get the help they need. The research, conducted for Crisis by Cardiff University, provides the first ever profile of single homeless people across England, Wales and Scotland, showing the reasons people first become homeless and the horrific consequences for their lives.

Bid to free up homes lying empty
23 Dec 14 - Scottish Government | Scotland
A scheme to tackle Scotland’s empty homes has had its funding doubled, Housing Minister Margaret Burgess announced today. The Scottish Empty Homes Partnership (SEHP) will receive a three year extension backed by an additional £616,500 from the Scottish Government.

HCA: spend for transactions over £250
23 Dec 14 - Homes and Communities Agency | England
Details of Homes and Communities Agency spend over £250 for the 2014 to 2015 financial year.

Local Growth Fund: housing revenue account borrowing programme (2015 to 2016 and 2016 to 2017)
23 Dec 14 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
Housing revenue account borrowing programme allocations for round 2 have been added. The housing revenue account borrowing programme makes available an additional £300 million borrowing for 10,000 new affordable homes over 2015 to 2016 and 2016 to 2017.

Councils help get Britain building
23 Dec 14 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
Housing Minister Brandon Lewis announces extra investment for councils to help them build new affordable homes. The second round of funding via the housing revenue account (HRA) borrowing programme means 21 councils will be able to additionally borrow almost £100 million over the next 2 years to deliver more than 1,300 new affordable homes and support local growth.

Local authority housing statistics data returns for 2013 to 2014
23 Dec 14 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
Dataset of all the data supplied by each local authority and imputed figures used for national estimates.

Annual Accounts: Preparation of Financial Statements
23 Dec 14 - Scottish Housing Regulator | Scotland
The purpose of this guidance note is to clarify the reporting requirements that registered social landlords (RSLs) need to comply with when they prepare their financial statements.

Financial Viability of Registered Social Landlords: Information Requirements
23 Dec 14 - Scottish Housing Regulator | Scotland
This guidance note explains the information requirements for all RSLs and independent Abbeyfield Societies. The guidance note relates to Regulatory Standard 3, "The RSL manages its resources to ensure its financial well-being and economic effectiveness."

Determination of Accounting Requirements
23 Dec 14 - Scottish Housing Regulator | Scotland
The Scottish Housing Regulator has published its revised Determination of Accounting Requirements. This follows the SHR's recent consulation and incorporates the changes brought in by the publication of Financial Reporting Standard 102 and the revised Housing Statement of Recommended Practice.

Funding to support domestic abuse services
23 Dec 14 - Welsh Government | Wales
Public Services Minister Leighton Andrews has announced funding of over £20k to support domestic abuse services.

Minister announces £30 million to tackle poverty
23 Dec 14 - Welsh Government | Wales
More than £30 million has been announced by the Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty, Lesley Griffiths, for the Communities First programme to continue helping deprived areas across Wales.

Estimating the number of families eligible for the expanded Troubled Families programme
22 Dec 14 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
Details of the analysis behind the estimated 400,000 troubled families who will meet the criteria for the expanded programme.

Troubled Families: progress information at September 2014 and families turned around at October 2014
22 Dec 14 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
These figures are provided by local authorities and capture the progress they have made in delivering the Troubled Families programme.

An end to cold homes: Labour’s plans for energy efficiency
22 Dec 14 - National Housing Federation | England
Read the National Housing Federation's submission in response to Labour’s energy efficiency green paper.

A fifth of last year’s Christmas borrowers are still in the red
22 Dec 14 - England
Despite Black Friday kicking off a month-long spending frenzy, a new poll reveals that one in five adults who used a credit or loan product to pay for last Christmas are still paying off the debts they accumulated. The survey carried out on behalf of Circle Housing found that around five million adults (10%) used a credit or loan product to cover last year’s festivities and one in five (21%) borrowers are still in the red 12 months on.

Today’s ALMO world: 2014 Annual Survey – summary findings
22 Dec 14 - National Federation of ALMOs | England
The 2014 Annual Survey (undertaken in autumn 2014) shows that ALMOs across the country are continuing to provide a wide range of services but are increasingly tailoring those more and more to local circumstances and focusing on areas where they can make a real difference.

85,000 troubled families have had their lives turned around
22 Dec 14 - Department for Communities and Local Government | England
The government's Troubled Families programme has now helped turn around the lives of over 85,000 of the hardest to help households.

Social Impact Report 2014
22 Dec 14 - Golden Lane Housing | England
GLH is a specialist provider of housing for people with a learning disability. In 2014 it launched a new bond to raise £11 million to house over 100 new tenants. In addition, it applied to be listed on the Social Stock Exchange, and this report was compiled as part of that application process. Most of GLH’s income comes from rent, with most tenant’s rent being paid directly by the local authority.

Thousands benefit from energy efficiency measures
22 Dec 14 - Scottish Government | Scotland
Over 100,000 energy efficiency measures were installed in homes across Scotland in 2013/14, a new Scottish Government report has confirmed. Statistics also estimate that households will save in the region of £224 million on bills over the lifetime of the measures installed.

Planning Reform Proposals - Commons Library Standard Note
22 Dec 14 - United Kingdom Parliament | England
This note sets out more information about the key planning reform announcements and an overview the proposals. Since the Coalition Agreement, major reforms to the planning system have taken place with the introduction of the Localism Act 2011 and the National Planning Policy Framework. Changes have also been made in the Growth and Infrastructure Act 2013, aimed at speeding up the planning system.

Housing Revenue Account Reform: Self-Financing in Wales - Introductory Guide for Councillors
22 Dec 14 - Welsh Local Government Association | Wales
This guidance has been produced jointly by the Welsh Local Government Association and Welsh Government.

Funding to prevent homelessness
21 Dec 14 - Scottish Government | Scotland
Organisations which help homeless and vulnerable people find homes and live independently will get a funding boost next year, Housing Minister Margaret Burgess has announced. More than £2.3 million will be allocated to 32 new and existing projects which make it easier for older and disabled people to live independently, will improve access to housing for homeless people and will support refugee, asylum seekers and new migrant communities.

Memorandum of Understanding between Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator and the Scottish Housing Regulator
21 Dec 14 - Scottish Housing Regulator | Scotland
The purpose of this Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is to set out how the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) and the Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) will work together within their respective policy and legislative frameworks in order to regulate charitable registered social landlords (RSLs) in Scotland.

Gas companies must give free electronic carbon monoxide alarms to all households to halt thousands of poisonings
20 Dec 14 - Local Government Association | England
The Local Government Association (LGA), says there is a "moral imperative" for utility giants to act on the issue as the winter months draw in and householders use their central heating more. These should be paid for from their profits – without the costs being passed onto households. Carbon Monoxide (CO) cannot be detected by human senses and in high doses can kill in minutes.

Designation of Licensing authority under Part 1 of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014
19 Dec 14 - Welsh Government | Wales
The purpose of this consultation is to seek views on the intention to appoint a single licensing authority for Wales, and for the authority to be Cardiff Council.

Discretionary Housing Payments statistics
19 Dec 14 - Department for Work and Pensions | England, Scotland, Wales
Statistics on local authorities' use of Discretionary Housing Payment funds.

Wales: Current devolution proposals 2014 - Commons Library Standard Note
19 Dec 14 - United Kingdom Parliament | Wales
This note traces proposals for further devolution, including a change to a reserved powers model, which has been agreed, following the second report of the Silk Commission. A commitment was announced by the UK Government in November 2014, with a timetable for initial consultations running through to March 2015.

 

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