London Borough Grants Scheme – Consultation on its Future

London Councils have launched a review of The London Borough Grants Scheme, the programme through which it commissions our London for All capacity building project and 34 other pan-London initiatives and for the first time asks whether or not the scheme should continue.  The consultation is primarily online but written submissions following focus groups or [Read more]

Consultation: older people’s manifesto for London mayoral elections 2016

Older People’s Manifesto for London Mayoral Elections 2016  Consultation Event  Age UK London will be publishing an Older People’s Manifesto ahead of the 2015 London Mayoral Elections and we want to know what you think should be included. We want to hear about the issues that concern you and you will get the opportunity, through [Read more]

Survey consultation on DWP Social Justice Toolkit

Centre for Economic and Social Inclusion has been commissioned by the Department for Work and Pensions to develop a Social Justice Toolkit that will provide an easy-to-use overview of social justice indicators (based around five key themes) in all local authorities, and will operate in a similar way to our Child Poverty Toolkit. We have developed [Read more]

Work and Pensions Committee inquiry into JCP

The Work and Pensions Committee is to begin an inquiry into Jobcentre Plus (JCP). The inquiry will focus on the services JCP offers to benefit claimants, jobseekers and employers and its relationships with external providers and stakeholders such as local authorities, in the context of recent and ongoing welfare reforms,  including the introduction of  Universal [Read more]