Documents to download

This landing page provides a series of links for the Queen’s Speech debate on Tuesday 14 January, covering education and local government. It also provides a short briefing paper (full report below) on local government developments during the current Prime Minister’s term of office, including the Towns Fund, Future High Streets Fund, and the 2020-21 Local Government Finance Settlement.


School age education

Further and higher education 

Local Government Association Queen’s Speech: LGA responds to national skills fund announcement

Association of Colleges Queen’s Speech – AoC responds

FENewsGovernment’s education funding announcement in the Queen’s Speech, 19 December 2019

Local Government

Commond Library Briefing Paper

Reviewing and reforming local government finance, 15 March 2019

Useful links

Documents to download

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