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Local Government weekly highlights—4 January 2018

Published on: 04 January 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Local Government weekly highlights—4 January 2018
  • In this issue:
  • Procurement
  • Procurement Policy Note published on new financial thresholds
  • MoD acted unlawfully in Royal Navy procurement exercise, applying insufficiently clear criteria (MLS Overseas Limited v Secretary of State for Defence)
  • Grounds for refusing access to tender documents (Evropaiki Dynamiki v European Parliament)
  • Governance
  • ICO publishes series of FAQs on GDPR
  • ICO opens consultation on GDPR and children guidance
  • Children’s Social Care
  • More...

Article summary

Welcome to the first edition of the Local Government weekly highlights for 2018. This weeks edition contain a number of important procurement updates including a new Procurement Policy note, and several cases of note. Also included are updated sector guides from the Information Commissioner’s Office, details of a government pledge to protect leaseholders and guidance on the relevant tests to apply when assessing whether a child parent has capacity to consent to adoption of their baby. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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