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Millions of Selective Licensing fees not ring-fenced by Nottingham City Council

Millions of Selective Licensing fees not ring-fenced by Nottingham City Council

Nottingham City Council have been fighting the publication of an audit on their financial controls in April 2023. The council instructed Ernst and Young to carry out the review the 'control environments' at Nottingham City Council (NCC) covering areas of licensing, as well as a number of other funds. The report finds 'inappropriate financial activity' by NCC highlighting that the selective licensing fees have only been ring-fenced in the last 12 months.

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by Patrick Garratt - 23rd February 2024
Michael Gove on Minimum Energy Performance Standards:

Michael Gove on Minimum Energy Performance Standards: “My strong view is that we’re asking too much too quickly.

Gove conveyed his perspective to the Sunday Telegraph, stating, "My own strong view is that we're asking too much too quickly. We do want to move towards greater energy efficiency, but the timing seems challenging, especially for landlords who are already facing significant capital expenditures to improve their property's efficiency."

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by Patrick Garratt - 31st July 2023

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