House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee
29 Aug 2018
This report warns that we are facing a democratic crisis founded on the manipulation of personal data, and targeting pernicious views to users, particularly during elections and referenda. The Committee outlines a series of recommendations to tackle the problem of disinformation and highlights the need for stronger digital literacy skills.
This document sets out the County Councils Network’s policy positions on adult social care, ahead of the forthcoming government green paper. It supports the government’s plan to introduce a cap on the costs of care, but warns that it must be fully-funded otherwise it will inadvertently push services, care providers and councils closer to breaking point.
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
14 Aug 2018
This green paper aims to rebalance the relationship between residents and landlords, tackle stigma and ensure that social housing can be both a stable base that supports people when they need it and support social mobility. It sets out five core themes: tackling stigma and celebrating thriving communities; expanding supply and supporting home ownership; effective resolution of complaints; empowering residents and strengthening the regulator; and ensuring homes are safe and decent.
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