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Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Wolf Review of Vocational Education Code of Recommended Practice on Local Authority Publicity: A consultation Henley Review of the Funding and Delivery of Music Education: Call for evidence Notice Under Section 6A of the Gas Act 1986: Gas license exemptions - A consultation Local Government Improvement and Development: LG Group transparency programme consultation Regional Growth White Paper LG Group Consultation on Sector Self Regulation & Improvement Welfare Reform White Paper Sustainable Funding and Legislative Framework for Social Care White Paper Consultation on Equality Act 2010 Date published Date due 12 July 2010 05 October 2010 19 July 2010 11 October 2010 19 July 2010 11 October 2010 22 July 2010 11 October 2010 22 July 2010 11 October 2010 22 July 2010 14 October 2010 22 July 2010 14 October 2010 23 July 2010 06 September 2010 26 July 2010 20 September 2010 27 July 2010 18 October 2010 27 July 2010 30 October 2010 28 July 2010 06 October 2010 29 July 2010 21 October 2010 30 July 2010 10 September 2010 30 July 2010 01 October 2010 11 August 2010 15 September 2010 25 August 2010 06 October 2010 30 September 2010 16 September 2010 11 November 2010 29 July 2010 07 October 2010 28 July 2010 20 September 2010 12 July 2010 04 October 2010 19 July 2010 06 September 2010 30 June 2010 30 September 2010 06 August 2010 17 September 2010 02 August 2010 30 September 2010 16 August 2010 13 September 2010 20 August 2010 17 September 2010 25 August 2010 06 October 2010 10 September 2010 15 October 2010 17th September 29 October 2010 29 September 2010 10 November 2010 24 September 2010 29 October 2010 29 September 2010 26 October 2010 05 October 2010 19 October 2010 28 October 2010 01 November 2010 11 November 2010 01 October 2011 10 November 2010 Government Department Department of Health Department of Health Department of Health Department of Health Department of Health Department for Business Innovation and Skills Department for Business Innovation and Skills Department for Business Innovation and Skills Home Office Department of Education Department of Environment Department for Communities & Local Government Department for Business Innovation and Skills Department for Communities & Local Government Department for Work and Pensions Department for Business Innovation and Skills Department for Transport Home Office Department for Transport Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Department of Health Department for Education HM Treasury Ministry of Justice Department for Education Department for Education Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Department for Communities & Local Government Department for Communities & Local Government Department for Education Department for Education Communities & Local Government Department for Culture, Media & Sport; Department for Education Department of Energy and Climate Change Local Government Improvement & Development Department for Business Innovation and Skills LG Group Department for Business Innovation and Skills Department of Health Government Equalities Office Detail This White Paper sets out how the Government will: i) put patients at the heart of everything the NHS does ii) focus on improving those things that really matter to patients iii) Empower and liberate clinicians to innovate, with freedom to focus on improving healthcare services. This consultation asks for views on the principles which should underpin the NHS Outcomes Framework, a proposed structure and approach to develop the framework, the potential outcome indicators that could be presented in the framework, including proposed rationales for selection and how the proposed NHS outcomes framework can support equality across all groups and help reduce health inequalities. This consultation, part of the wider White Paper, further outlines proposals on foundation trusts and the establishment of Monitor as an independent economic regulator for health and adult social care. This focuses on the role of Local Authorities, covering Local Health Watch, Health & Wellbeing Powers and Boards, relationships with Children's Trusts, and the scrutiny function. This consultation focuses on the establishment of and support for GP Consortia, and relationship with the NHS Commissioning Board. "Skills for Sustainable Growth" will inform the Skills Strategy which will be published in the autumn after the Spending Review. It sets the context for the technical funding system and methodology consultation that is being launched in parallel. This consultation examines ways in which the funding system and methodology for post 19 further education and skills can be simplified to ensure greater transparency for learners and employers and reduce burdens on Further Education colleges and training organisations. To encourage private sector enterprise, including social enterprise, the Government will create a Regional Growth Fund in 2011/12 and 2012/13. The consultation document sets out the objectives of the fund and suggests how the government thinks the fund should be designed to meet the objectives and raises questions on how the fund might be allocated. This consultation contains proposals for ways to make police in England and Wales more available and responsive, more accountable, more effective, and deliver better value for money. The Department of Education have published a consultation on the pupil premium and distribution of the Dedicated Schools Grant for 2011/12. The consultation seeks views on proposed arrangements for the operation of the pupil premium and puts forward options for how the pupil premium could operate. This discussion document looks at ways of protecting the Environment and enhancing biodiversity. Views provided will inform the forthcoming White Paper on Environment. This consultation seeks views on the practicality and technical feasibility of options for grant distribution changes that could be introduced from the 2011-12 settlement onwards. The consultation seeks views on the removal of the default retirement age, enabling and encouraging people to work for longer. It also suggests raising the state pension age to 66 faster than is currently scheduled and ensuring there is effective support for helping those out of work to find employment. The consultation seeks views on the practicality and technical feasibility of a proposal to allow local referendums to veto excessive council tax increases as an alternative to capping by central government. The consultation paper 21st Century Welfare sets out a series of options aimed at ensuring people see the value of moving from benefits into work. The consultation proposes the introduction of a Universal Credit which would bring together existing income related out of work benefits and tax credits into an integrated system that supports people in and out of work. This consultation seeks views on the future of the 'right to request time to train' legislation and whether the right should be repealed or retained for large organisations or extended to small and medium organisations as planned. This consultation is about the calculation and distribution of the two capital block grants that the Department for Transport allocates to local transport authorities outside London. The grants are the Integrated Transport Block -capital funding for small transport improvement schemes and Highways Maintenance Block - capital funding for maintenance schemes. The consultation sets out the Government's vision for drugs policy, and aims to provide an early opportunity for the organisation and key partners to influence the development of the new drug strategy. This consultation is seeking views on revised reimbursement guidance for the Concessionary Bus Travel Scheme in England, the proposed associated legislative changes, and future options for more radical reform. The purpose of this review is to look at all aspects of waste policy and waste management in England and ensure that appropriate steps are being taken in delivering the Government's ambition of working towards a zero waste economy. This Call for evidence seeks views on the key priorities, supported by evidence of good practice, on what will have the greatest impact of improving carers lives in the next four years. This review looks at the powers, remit and function of the Children's Commissioner for England. This includes looking at how this role relates to other functions supported by Government and value for money. This Call for evidence is based on a series of suggested questions, covering: implementing fairness, benefits of fairness, public sector and private sector. The Call for evidence will support the Review Panel in developing their recommendations on reform of the family justice system. Review of all areas of DfE capital spending - call for evidence seeks views on the proposals. Call for evidence to inform an independent review of the Early Years Foundation Stage, looking at how best to protect young children's safety and welfare and support their development and learning. To promote awareness of the social and economic needs of people who live and work in rural communities, the Commission for Rural Communities has published a report, the Rural Challenge, which provides a shared policy agenda for rural communities. This Call for evidence seeks out examples that show how rural communities have been recognised in sub- national economic development plans, partnerships, or policies and recognises that LEPs will be key to the delivery of economic development at a sub national level including responsibility for the Regional Growth Fund and provision of local business support. This consultation seeks views on the proposals for future Revenue Support Grant top slice funding arrangements. The proposals would promote the ability of local government to decide how best to use the resource. This call for views seeks feedback on how to ensure parents can send their child with special educational needs or disabilities to their preferred educational setting. It aims to inform the Green Paper, to be published in the autumn, and will cover issues including school choice, early identification and assessment, funding and family support. Professor Alison Wolf, of King’s College London, has launched a public call for evidence for her review into vocational education for 14- to 19-year-olds. This consultation seeks views on a new code of recommended practice on local authority publicity. It contains specific guidance on the frequency, content and appearance of local authority newspapers or magazines. It also proposes to prohibit the use of lobbyists where the expenditure is intended to influence local people on political issues. This independent review is looking at how the funding available for music education can most effectively be used to secure the best music education for all children and young people. This consultation seeks views on a number of gas license exemption orders under the Gas Act 1986, which will expire on 1st March 2011. This consultation seeks views on guides offering practical support to councils as they publish spending and senior salaries data. It aims to present data using some common standards to reap the benefits of engagement, improvement and efficiency. This white paper sets out the Governments role in empowering locally driven growth, encouraging business investment and promoting economic development. The white paper announced that 24 Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEP'S) have been given the green light in a move that will see local business and civic leaders working together to drive sustainable economic growth and create new jobs in their communities. As the Government disaggregates the current framework for assessing and inspecting councils - the LG Group has published - for consultation - a new approach to sector self regulation and improvement. Key components include: transparent performance information, self assessment and peer challenge, and a new early warning system to manage the risk of underperformance and reductions in data reporting to Government and Inspection. This white paper will streamline benefits and bring in tough sanctions for those who refuse work by creating a new Universal Credit. This Universal Credit will radically simplify the system to combat worklessness and poverty. This consultation seeks views on proposals for draft regulations for the specific duties and the list of public bodies that will be subject to the general and specific duties, contained within the Equality Act 2010 Copy of response Linked briefing Health White Paper Health White Paper Response Briefing Skills for Sustainable Growth Response Thematic Response to Policing Consultation Local Government Finance Formula Grant Distribution Phasing out the default retirement age Waste Review response National Carers Survey response Green Paper call for views Response to code of recommended practice on local authority publicity Henley Review of the Funding and Delivery of Music Education Call for Evidence.