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New local government secretary James Brokenshire has today announced the two commissioners appointed to help rescue troubled Northamptonshire CC.
More than six out ten local councillors think the housing crisis is getting worse, with 43% agreeing the Green Belt should be reviewed, a new survey has revealed.
Politicians who voters see as ‘agreeble’ and ‘trustworthy’ are not necessarily the most effective at their jobs, researchers reveal.
Labour have lost control of Ashfield District Council after cllr Cheryl Butler lost a motion of no confidence.
What issues will the main political parties be focusing on in the upcoming local elections? Mark Whitehead investigates.
From death threats to online harassment, just why are councillors subject to increasing levels of abuse? Neil Merrick investigates.
Claire Kober calls on local government politicians across the country to come together to argue for a fairer funding formula
Clarissa Slade, Britain’s youngest councillor, died suddenly on Monday at the age of 21.
Labour and Co-operative councillors have pledged to ensure none of the money they spend on procuring goods and services inadvertently ends up supporting exploitation or trafficking.
A new partnership will soon equip councillors with ‘community organising’ skills to help them engage more effectively with their local communities.