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The tight timeframe for reorganising local government across Northamptonshire claimed its first victim this week despite ministers’ decision to extend the consultation period.
Liverpool City Council’s chief executive, Ged Fitzgerald, is understood to have resigned days before an independent panel was due to consider his future.
New local government secretary James Brokenshire has today announced the two commissioners appointed to help rescue troubled Northamptonshire CC.
Northamptonshire CC has been criticised for paying over £900,000 to firm owned by Damon Lawrenson, who was then handed the role of interim chief executive.
The Government has ordered a review after being forced to admit a second mistake in as many months in the way it calculates council payments.
Council finances were offered little respite in chancellor Philip Hammond’s Spring Statement today.
The chief executive of Worcestershire County Council passed away last week after 40 years in local government.
Cheshire East Council has a bullying and harassment problem, the Local Government Association (LGA) has concluded.
Local government secretary Sajid Javid has ordered a best value inspection of Conservative-led Northamptonshire CC amid continuing concerns over its financial management and corporate governance.
Newcastle-under-Lyme BC has suspended its chief executive and monitoring officer after an independent review into problems faced by voters at the General Election.