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2000-01 survey of English housing: main results (SEH 00-01)
Published : 12 July 2002

More than half of owners buying their home in 2000-01 still had an interest only mortgage (mostly endowment), according to the Survey of English ... read more

Cases
Published : 12 July 2002

Council has no duty over road signs Gorringe v Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council (The Times, May 16, 2002) A highway authority was under ... read more

Clear standards set for councillors' propriety
Published : 12 July 2002

New rules that all councillors are now required to observe while carrying out their duties will ensure that the highest professional standards ... read more

Extra £22.5 million to fight street crime
Published : 12 July 2002

An extra £22.5 million will put 300 more wardens in crime hotspots across the country, Barbara Roche, Minister of State in the Office of ... read more

Fair deal over vehicular access to common land
Published : 12 July 2002

Plans to end the uncertainty faced by people who have driven across common land for many years to reach their homes, but who have no legal right ... read more

Government plans crackdown on faulty home electrics
Published : 12 July 2002

Proposals to curb the rising number of electrical accidents in the home by bringing electrical safety within the scope of Building Regulations ... read more

Local authorities are not using powers to tackle rural crime
Published : 12 July 2002

Parish and town councils are not using the powers they currently have to make a real difference in reducing crime, a new guide from Nacro, the ... read more

New Ethical Framework - Bulletin No. 9
Published : 12 July 2002

Message Board Welcome to what should be the final DTLR Bulletin. We hope you have found them useful and informative. As of 5 May the Standards ... read more

New Ethical Framework Bulletin Number 8
Published : 12 July 2002

Message Board We have received a few letters with queries about the Declaration of Acceptance of Office Order and the suggested written undertaking ... read more

New freedoms for councils will improve services - Office of the Deputy Prime Minister publishes draf
Published : 12 July 2002

New draft legislation that paves the way for substantial new freedoms for councils to help them improve services and make a real difference to ... read more

New powers to help British Waterways' public private partnership
Published : 12 July 2002

Food, Farming and Waterways Minister Lord Whitty has announced proposals to amend the statutory powers of British Waterways, by increasing its ... read more

New responsibilities for the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister
Published : 12 July 2002

The Prime Minister has announced that the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister will be separated off from the Cabinet Office and established as ... read more

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