Former minister calls for end to ‘toxic’ permitted development

Former minister calls for end to ‘toxic’ permitted development

The planning system is failing to address public concerns in its current state, a former housing minister has said.

Councils spending £75m more on transporting SEND pupils to school

County councils spent £323.3m on transporting young people to school last year, figures have revealed.

Councils spending £75m more on transporting SEND pupils to school
The rise of predictive analytics in local government recruitment

Why does data have such an important role to play in improving recruiting practices within the local government? Charles Hipps reports.

The fragile state of outsourcing

Mark Whitehead explores why councils are reconsidering their reliance on big private sector companies to provide public services.

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