Calls for a 'radical rethink' on local government failure

Calls for a 'radical rethink' on local government failure

The established ways of thinking about and addressing failure in local government are no longer fit for purpose, a new discussion paper has warned.

Welsh minister announces £2m to promote play

The Welsh government yesterday announced that £2m would be made available to local authorities to help them deliver play opportunities for children in their areas.

Welsh minister announces £2m to promote play
Whatever your budget, here’s how your council can mark Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27 January. Claudia Hyde of the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust explains how councils can mark the occasion.

Tough times for creaky outsourcers

With shares in outsourcer Interserve falling to an all-time low, is another market failure on the cards? Mark Whitehead explores.



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