'Thousands' at risk as EU settlement deadline looms
Birmingham City Council has urged the Government to extend the deadline for the EU Settlement Scheme as thousands of people in the city are thought to remain undocumented.
The UK has a real opportunity to improve on the EU’s state aid rules
Without a change in the Government’s approach, the new Subsidy Control Bill to replace EU state aid rules in the UK will cause greater uncertainty for local authorities, says Eleanor Shearer.
Councils ‘in driving seat’ for UK Shared Prosperity Fund, says Jenrick
Councils will take a leading role in the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF), local government secretary Robert Jenrick has said.
Think-tank issues warning on Brexit readiness
Local authorities and the devolved nations risk being overwhelmed by Brexit as they are trying to deal with the COVID-19 crisis, a think tank has claimed.
Immigration minister says Government has 'learned the lessons from Windrush'
Minister of state for immigration Caroline Noakes says she has a ‘shared perspective’ with local government on the EU settled status scheme.
EU citizens ‘denied’ vote in European elections
EU citizens living in the UK complained of having their right to vote for an MEP ‘denied’.
Whitehall prepares for EU elections
The Government has written to the Electoral Commission confirming it will help local authorities prepare for possible European elections in May.