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Department for Communities and Local Government Seeks Communities that Work Members’ Advice

Last month Communities that Work members from across the Capital were asked to attend a high level meeting with DCLG officials. The purpose of the meeting was to seek Communities that Work members’ advice about what really works for customers when it comes to helping people move off benefits and into work.

DCLG are particularly concerned about demonstrating value for money. This means measuring the social and financial benefit of supporting residents into employment – not just the benefit for individuals but also the social landlord.

Communities that Work members will be providing further advice and information to DCLG.

People in photo, right to left
Reena Mukherji – Octavia Fondation
Claire Hatfield – Shepherds Bush Housing Group
Geraldine Clarke – Richmond Partnership Homes
William Miller – AmicusHorizon
John Bryson – East Thames
Tanzeem Ahmed – Poplar Harca
Tim Blanc – Barnet Homes

Ministers to address the APPG AGM

Rt Hon. Chris Pincher MP and Mims Davies MP to address the APPG on Housing and Social Mobility’s Annual General Meeting: CtW Members invited to join Communities that Work members are invited to join the APPG AGM, taking place on Tuesday 8th June, from 1-1.50pm.  Our guests and APPG Parliam...

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New: Why social housing should be at the heart of the UKSPF framework

As the UK transitions from the European Social Fund to its own Shared Prosperity Fund, Lynsey Sweeney, managing director of Communities that Work, explains why the social housing sector will prove critical to the new programme’s success For decades, the European Social Fund (ESF) played a role in ...

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