Baby P council boss in £680k payout

Baby P council boss in £680k payout

The former head of Haringey LBC’s children’s services Sharon Shoesmith has received a payout of nearly £680,000, according to the council’s accounts.

Councils urged to share arts and culture services

Councils should find alternative ways to sustain local arts and culture by co-operating with other town halls, a report claims.

Councils urged to share arts and culture services


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Combining the causes of local government and devolution is the best way to achieve genuine decentralisation in England.

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