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Local Government weekly highlights—30 June 2022

Published on: 30 June 2022
Published by: LexisNexis
  • Local Government weekly highlights—30 June 2022
  • In this issue:
  • Ukraine conflict
  • Ukraine conflict—Homes for Ukraine Scheme to start processing unaccompanied children’s applications
  • Ukraine conflict—LGA publishes statement on Ukrainian unaccompanied children announcement
  • Governance
  • LGO’s implied power to withdraw reports confirmed by the High Court (Piffs Elm Ltd v Commission for Local Administration in England)
  • The Bill of Rights Bill—significant change to the UK human rights framework
  • Welsh Government publishes statement on UK government’s Bill of Rights
  • Home Office announces new police powers under PCSCA 2022
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Local Government weekly highlights includes case analysis of Piffs Elm Ltd v Commission for Local Administration in England confirming the LGO’s implied power to withdraw reports and Mayor and Burgesses of the Tower Hamlets LBC v Khan on recovery of contractual costs in relation to forfeiture clauses; plus analysis on the Bill of Rights Bill and the significant changes to the UK human rights framework, analyses on the Public Procurement Bill in relation to its impact on challenges and remedies for suppliers and public authorities and on contract change and analysis of the final version of the Department of Health and Social Care’s (DHSC) data strategy. The weekly highlights also includes further updates on the Ukraine conflict, governance, public procurement, local government finance, education, children’s social care, social care, healthcare, social housing, planning, highways and coronavirus (COVID-19). or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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