‘Street Votes’ policy deemed to be ‘slightly bonkers’ by councils
Local Government Chronicle
Researcher Phoebe Bunt writes for Politics Home on tackling violence against women and girls in the UK, arguing that tougher legal sanctions need to be accompanied by tools that help victims to access justice, and give them reason to trust the system.
The Yorkshire Post follows Renewable UK and Energy UK, two of the country's leading energy trade bodies, in their call for Government to make the UK a more attractive investment environment for building wind and solar farms. This comes after Onward's report Green Jobs, Red Wall, warned the UK has just 5 years to secure investment in green manufacturing sectors.
Sebastian Payne writes for the Times on what Nicola Sturgeon's exit could mean for unionism.
Shivani Menon, Onward's researcher, wrote an op-ed for LGO about our recent report 'Levelling Up Locally'.
Siobhan Baillie and fellow backbench MPs are to put pressure on Hunt to cut childcare costs. Onward report 'First Steps' finds that childcare costs have risen by an average of 21% across the UK in the past 5 years. Baillie and her colleagues follow Onward's recommendation to relax regulations that could help more people join the childcare industry.
Sebastian Payne, Onward's Director, wrote an op-ed for The Times about tackling antisocial behaviour.