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Where the buck stops: claims against police authorities under the Riot (Damages) Act 1886

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 12 2011

This week's dreadful scenes of rioting and looting will leave a lasting headache with cash-strapped police authorities already facing the costs of police overtime in dealing with the disturbances

Council housing: a new dawn or just localising debt?

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 9 2011

Consultation on the proposed changes to the council house finance system in England began under the previous government and the new arrangements will come into force in April 2012

Local authority powers: a cautionary tale

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 20 2011

Cornwall Council is a unitary authority which inherited the housing functions of the former Restormel and Penwith District Councils

Local Enterprise Partnerships: 24 steps forward

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 10 2010

On 28 October 2010 the Government announced the 24 Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) outside London they consider ready to go to the next stage and establish their boards

Implementing compulsory purchase orders for town centre regeneration after the crunch

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 5 2010

Many local authorities and their developer partners promoted compulsory purchase orders (CPOs) before the economic downturn

Local Enterprise Partnerships funding announced

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 10 2011

Ministers have announced a £500 million capital funding package, the 'Growing Places Fund', aimed at kick-starting stalled development projects, in order to deliver new homes and jobs

Village greens: judgment in favour of developers

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 12 2011

Land at Merton Green in Caerwent, Monmouthshire had been appropriated for planning purposes by Monmouth County Council

Business rate supplements - who's next after Crossrail?

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 14 2009

The Lyons Inquiry into local government in March 2007 recommended the introduction of a power for local authorities to levy a business rate supplement