Oct 18, 2021
London borough fails in Court of Appeal bid to challenge routeing of lorries to HS2 construction sites
The Court of Appeal has refused Hillingdon Council permission to appeal in a dispute about the arrangements for the routeing of lorries to and from HS2 construction sites in the borough.
Oct 18, 2021
Browne Jacobson’s government and infrastructure team has advised Manchester City Council on the set up of the Civic Quarter Heat Network (CQHN), a sustainable energy project which aims to provide the City of Manchester with an efficient and environmentally friendly heat and power network to power some of its most high profile and historically listed buildings.
Oct 14, 2021
Camden Council has become the latest authority to announce that it is looking to issue climate bonds as a way of financing a range of environmental projects across the borough.
Oct 12, 2021
The government has confirmed that social landlords will be exempt from the Residential Property Developer Tax (RPDT) when it is introduced next year.
Oct 04, 2021
The LGiU thinktank has set out six principles that it believes should underpin the Government’s forthcoming Levelling Up White Paper.
Sep 28, 2021
Law firm Bevan Brittan has bolstered its Construction Team with the appointment of two partners and two senior associates.
Sep 20, 2021
County mulls switch to Leader and Cabinet model, claiming it will “strengthen case for devolved powers”
Nottinghamshire County Council is to debate plans to return to a leader and cabinet model, having operated a committee-style model since 2021.
Sep 20, 2021
Prime Minister and Secretary of State launch ‘Levelling Up’ taskforce as beefed-up Ministry gets rebrand
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government is to become the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, the Government has announced.
Sep 14, 2021
Law firm Trowers & Hamlins has advised Warwick District Council on the financing of a new partnership with Vistry Partnerships that will lead to the development of over 600 homes.
Sep 07, 2021
National law firm Freeths has advised Plymouth Energy Community (PEC) on a collaboration with Plymouth City Council, to develop a new community-owned solar farm.
Sep 06, 2021
The Cabinet Office has updated its procurement policy note and guidance on reserving below threshold procurements to provide additional clarification on the application of the policy for other contracting authorities, reservations by supplier location and transparency requirements.