Clampdown threat to diversity programmes

By Martin Ford | 24 January 2024

The Government is to clamp down on diversity programmes as part of a drive to ‘reduce wasteful expenditure’.

Councils will be required to submit ‘productivity plans’ to the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) setting out how they will ‘improve service performance and reduce wasteful expenditure’.

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