To raise awareness and understanding of what constitutes a ‘left behind’ neighbourhood and to explore, propose and advocate for the implementation of approaches designed to 'level up’ the social and economic outcomes of their residents and make their communities stronger and more resilient, including by applying learning about the impact of COVID-19.
1. Written evidence submitted by Community Wealth Fund Alliance (DAB02)
12/01/2022 - Bill Documents
Found: support the formation of social capital in the most ‘left behind’ places. You can find out more at
2. Planning guidance: letters to chief planning officers
25/07/2019 - Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities
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Found: radically reforming the planning system to give
neighbourhoods far more ability to determine the shape of
3. East Renfrewshire community volunteer effort
03/06/2020 - Early Day Motions
Found: up to volunteer drives covering streets and neighbourhoods; applauds the efforts of these groups of neighbours
of deprivation in 32,844 small areas or neighbourhoods,
layer Super Output Areas,
Found: Bristol contains 3 of the worst 5 performing neighbourhoods nationally for young people going on to Higher
1. Community Wealth Fund
08/12/2021 - Commons Chamber
1: the all-party parliamentary group for “left behind” neighbourhoods, which is supported by 76 Members from - Speech Link
2. Dormant Assets Bill [ Lords ] (First sitting)
11/01/2022 - Public Bill Committees
1: be any more at risk than it would be if it were left in the original investment. Can the Minister give - Speech Link
2: first, that there should be considered thought behind choosing the future purposes of dormant assets - Speech Link
3: support, through community wealth funds, the left-behind communities, which experience high levels of - Speech Link
3. Health Incentives Scheme
22/10/2021 - Commons Chamber
1: This is a mission that the whole House can get behind, and today’s important announcement is a great - Speech Link
2: world-leading on this issue, although probably behind Singapore—I will give it some credit for being - Speech Link
3: of certain neighbourhoods in particular. The all-party parliamentary group for “left behind” neighbourhoods - Speech Link
4. Dormant Assets Bill [HL]
26/05/2021 - Lords Chamber
1: targeted at place-based investments, supporting left-behind communities to develop vibrant, local, social - Speech Link
2: be released.However, there are some assumptions behind the Bill that the House should look at before we - Speech Link
3: tribute to my ancestor Sir John Bowring. Although he left school at the age of 13, he became a protégé of - Speech Link
5. White Working-class Pupils
24/06/2021 - Westminster Hall
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