Policy Statements and Initiatives
FCO: The FCO has commented on the publication of a UN report on climate change. The
This will be an essential condition for progress at the next UK Climate Change conference in
Press release ~ Summary version for policy makers ~ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ~ Defra - Environmental Protection - Climate Change
CLG: The Commission on Local Councillors is examining the incentives & barriers to a wider range of people standing as candidates for council elections and wants the public's help through a new call for evidence, which will include a monthly discussion forum as part of its evidence gathering.
It will examine what motivates people to become councillors, the support councillors need to enable them to carry out the role effectively, and what can be done to attract more interested & able people into the role. It will also look at the issues that might discourage people from becoming councillors. The Commission will make recommendations by November 2007
Press release ~ Commission on Local Councillors ~ IDEA: 'Community Call for Action' ~ Local government white paper