Local government pension deficit falls to £35bn

Local government pension deficit falls to £35bn

The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) deficit has fallen to half the level previously expected - going down to around £35bn - new figures have revealed.

Councils urge public to report suspicions of modern slavery

The public needs to be more aware of modern slavery, council chiefs warn as figures reveal the ‘hidden crime’ soaring.

Councils urge public to report suspicions of modern slavery

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