Poorest areas hit hardest by council cuts, study shows

Poorest areas hit hardest by council cuts, study shows

The most deprived areas have been hit hardest by council spending cuts over the current parliament, a public finance think tank has reported.

Cornwall could be handed powers ‘much like Wales’

Nick Clegg has pledged to establish a new Cornish Assembly, potentially handing the region powers over housing, council tax and transport.

Cornwall could be handed powers ‘much like Wales’

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Local government takes an unjustified battering from the press for sickness absence, but the sector can take pride in how it manages the issue, writes Nicola Bulbeck.

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