This week, we look at the government's response to proposals for codifying the relationship between central and local government:
"On 29 January 2013, the Political and Constitutional Reform Committee published its report on the prospects for codifying the relationship between central and local government. The report proposed the introduction of a code that would give local government greater control over its own affairs and clarify which responsibilities should rest with central government and which with local government."
We detail our recommended actions based on our weekly e-mail:
"Local government lawyers should note that the Supreme Court has clarified the scope of a local authority's duty to provide accommodation to vulnerable adults under section 21(1)(a) of the National Assistance Act 1948 (SL v Westminster City Council)." Read more
The public procurement case tracker provides information on and links to all legal updates published by PLC on public procurement decisions by UK Courts, the Court of Justice of the European Union or the European Ombudsman.
The legal updates are organised in tables according to the aspect of public procurement law they relate to, such as procedural issues, evaluation and transposition. Read more