Zoe Charlesworth reviews announcements from the Spending Round 2019 and looks at some of the measures that could help people on low incomes and those who may be struggling.
Croydon Council’s Community Connect/Food Stop initiative is shortlisted for an LGC Award 2019. Jade Alsop goes behind the scenes at Community Connect/Food Stop and looks at the successes achieved to date.
CIPFA is consulting on its plans to create an index of local authority financial resilience. We support CIPFA’s data led approach. The financial resilience of councils, and households they support, is critical. Councils can and should use their existing data to work on both.
Policy in Practice and Uscreates are working with Luton Borough Council to show how data and design can tackle homelessness.
Deven Ghelani joined local authorities and others to discuss preventing homelessness at UsCreate’s homelessness workshop in December 2017.