Local government accountability inquiry ‘long overdue’, MPs say

Local government accountability inquiry ‘long overdue’, MPs say

MPs today announced the launch of a ‘long overdue’ inquiry into overview and scrutiny in local government.

Councils in South East need powers to prevent ‘house blocking’

Local authorities in the South East should be granted powers to incentivise house building where development is too slow, new report argues.

Councils in South East need powers to prevent ‘house blocking’

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Closing the gender pay gap

With the recent warning it could take 170 years to close the gender pay gap, what can councils do to tackle this inequality? Jawaid Rehman reports.

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