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Press release: Statement from the Secretary of State regarding the cladding testing failure rate

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jun 24, 2017.

Statement by Sajid Javid MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.

Government response: Statement responding to Camden Council's decision to evacuate residents of the Chalcots estate

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jun 23, 2017.

DCLG responds to Camden Council's decision to evacuate residents of the Chalcots estate so fire safety works can be carried out.

News story: Over a quarter of a million new homeowners thanks to Help to Buy

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jun 22, 2017.

Over 285,000 homeowners, including 240,000 first time buyers, have been supported by the government's Help to Buy schemes.

Press release: First new homes secured for victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jun 21, 2017.

The government has secured the first tranche of permanent new homes to rehouse local residents affected by the fire at Grenfell Tower.

Press release: Lord Bourne statement following terror attack in Finsbury Park

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jun 20, 2017.

Statement from the Minister for Faith and Integration following the terror attack in Finsbury Park.

News story: Communities Secretary statement: safety checks following the Grenfell Tower fire

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jun 19, 2017.

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has given the following statement regarding safety checks following the Grenfell Tower fire.

Press release: Details of Grenfell Tower Residents’ Discretionary Fund

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jun 18, 2017.

Further details of how the £5 million emergency Grenfell Tower Residents’ Discretionary Fund will be distributed, has been confirmed by the Prime Minister.

Press release: Government confirms emergency funding available in response to Grenfell Tower incident

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Jun 15, 2017.

Sajid Javid confirms government emergency assistance scheme activated to support immediate response operation following incident at Grenfell Tower.

Press release: Interim Housing Ombudsman

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on May 05, 2017.

David Connolly will act as the interim Housing Ombudsman from 5 June 2017.

Press release: Dame Louise Casey to leave government

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Apr 21, 2017.

Dame Louise Casey has announced that she will be leaving government later this year.

Press release: First World War heroes commemorated as Britain remembers the Battle of Arras

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Apr 10, 2017.

This month marks the centenary of the Battle of Arras, among the bloodiest battles of the First World War.

News story: SME wins first campaign through Campaign Solutions framework

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Apr 10, 2017.

23red are developing a major marketing campaign through a new Crown Commercial Service framework.

Press release: Government publishes new anti-littering strategy

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Apr 10, 2017.

New Government Litter Strategy for England to curb littering with proposals for new enforcement, education and community engagement

Press release: Government action to ban letting agent fees

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Apr 07, 2017.

New measures to provide a fairer deal for renters by banning unfair letting agent fees.

Press release: Multi-million pound boost for community-led services

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Apr 06, 2017.

Communities Minister announces multi-million pound cash boost to community-led efforts giving local people greater control over local services.

News story: One month to go: have your say on 4 May

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Apr 06, 2017.

Communities Secretary has urged people across 6 of England’s regions to make sure they are registered to vote.

Press release: Tougher measures to target rogue landlords

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Apr 06, 2017.

New rules will help crackdown on rogue landlords that flout the rules and improve safety and affordability for renters.

Press release: Twelve new Enterprise Zones go live

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Apr 04, 2017.

Twelve new Enterprise Zones have gone live, helping to boost economic growth from the north-east to the south-west.

News story: Troubled Families Programme annual report published

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Apr 04, 2017.

First annual report, setting out how the current Troubled Families Programme has been supporting the most disadvantaged families.

Press release: New measures to unlock brownfield land for thousands of homes

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Apr 03, 2017.

Councils will have new tools to speed up development of derelict and underused land for new homes.

Press release: £40 million cash boost for the coast

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Apr 03, 2017.

Over 30 exciting new projects set to create new jobs, attract tourists and boost economic growth.

Press release: Millicent Fawcett to be honoured with first statue of a woman in Parliament Square

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Apr 02, 2017.

A statue of Millicent Fawcett, one of the leading figures in the campaign to win women the vote, is to be erected in Parliament Square

News story: Business rates: help for businesses

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Apr 01, 2017.

Measures announced at the Spring Budget 2017 will help companies in England facing the steepest increases in business rates.

Press release: New businesses back the Northern Powerhouse

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 30, 2017.

The numbers of leading businesses, universities and organisations backing the Northern Powerhouse has soared.

News story: Help to Buy used by over a million

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 30, 2017.

More than 259,000 people have already bought a home using one of the government’s flagship Help to Buy schemes, and over 868,000 have opened a Help to buy: ISA.

Press release: Return of full democratic accountability to Tower Hamlets confirmed

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 28, 2017.

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has confirmed that all powers will be returned to Tower Hamlets council.

Speech: Helping builders to get building

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 28, 2017.

Sajid Javid talks to home builders about the Housing White Paper, the importance of good design, and the problem of unfair leasehold terms.

Speech: How LEPs can build the local foundations for a global Britain

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 28, 2017.

Sajid Javid talks to leaders of Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) about the important role they have to play in growing the UK economy

Speech: Inspirational Muslims and the fight against terrorism

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 28, 2017.

Speaking at the Muslim News Awards For Excellence, Communities Secretary Sajid Javid discusses how we should respond to terror attacks

Press release: More than 100 housing estates receive regeneration cash boost

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 24, 2017.

Funding will be distributed to local authorities and housing associations to speed up the building of thousands of new homes.

Speech: No matter how hard they try to divide us, they will fail

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 24, 2017.

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid’s opinion piece published in The Times on the Westminster attack that took place on 22 March 2017.

Press release: Return of further powers to Rotherham

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 21, 2017.

Communities Secretary confirms the return of 7 additional powers to Rotherham council.

News story: Landmark 6,000 of community rights reached this Communities Week

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 20, 2017.

Over 6,000 uses of community rights, protecting over 4,000 buildings, green spaces and other much loved local assets.

Press release: Plans to return full democratic accountability to Tower Hamlets

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 16, 2017.

All powers could be returned to Tower Hamlets council following a 2-year intervention by central government.

Press release: Cambridgeshire and Peterborough set for new mayor

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 16, 2017.

Residents are set to get a greater say over how their area is run, thanks to a ground-breaking devolution deal.

Press release: New grant for council homelessness services

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 15, 2017.

The flexible homelessness support grant will give councils greater flexibility to prioritise homelessness prevention.

News story: Midlands Engine to roar ahead with ambitious new strategy

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 09, 2017.

Ambitious strategy will help the Midlands reach its full economic potential.

Press release: Housing starts hit 9-year high

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Feb 23, 2017.

The number of new build homes that have started to be built continued to rise last year to the highest level since 2007.

Press release: £191 million cash boost for the South West to help create local jobs and growth

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Feb 23, 2017.

Government cash boost to help create jobs, support businesses and encourage growth.

Press release: Communities Secretary confirms funding certainty for councils

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Feb 22, 2017.

Government confirms councils will receive more than £200 billion in government funding over 4 years.

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Jun 15, 2017

The latest outputs from our research into the Public Health Outcomes of the Cambridgeshire Time Credits Scheme are now available.

CCHPR publish their latest Annual Report

May 22, 2017

CCHPR has just published its 2017 Directors Report. The report gives a flavour of the research that CCHPR has been involved in during the year to March 2017.

CCHPR begin work on an evaluation of the New Horizons Project

May 15, 2017

The New Horizons Project works with people in Cambridgeshire and West Norfolk to help them move closer to the job market. They do this in a number of different ways: by helping people feel more confident and in control of their money, by helping them get online and by giving them the tools to be able to look for work.

Getting involved in the community is good for your health!

May 02, 2017

On Thursday 18 May at 12.30pm, at the University Centre in Granta Place, there will be an opportunity to find out more about the public health outcomes of the Cambridgeshire Time Credits project in Wisbech.

Ask the Expert: Professor Michael Oxley speaks at the Social Market Foundation

Apr 25, 2017

Mike Oxley, Director of CCHPR, delivered a lunchtime seminar at the Social Market Foundation in March 2017. Professor Oxley discussed the changing role of the private rented housing sector in the UK and the corresponding implications for policy.

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