Council tax creates ‘perverse incentives’ for developers

Council tax creates ‘perverse incentives’ for developers

Central government must stop local authorities from ‘hindering’ developers with unfair council tax burdens, says a leading builders trade association.

Whitehall’s approach to public health ‘short-term’, says the LGA

The government’s plan to cut £161m from the public health budget over the next two years has been branded ‘extremely counterproductive’ by the Local Government Association (LGA).

Whitehall’s approach to public health ‘short-term’, says the LGA

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Local government in Wales – where next?

James Downe reflects on the process of local government reform in Wales, and offers some thoughts about the future.

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