Sajid Javid has reached out to local government defending his recent criticisms of the sector as tough love designed to help them ‘do better’.
Councils have been warned they are facing a ‘looming crisis in confidence’ in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire by communities secretary Sajid Javid.
Every household whose home was destroyed in the Grenfell Tower fire will receive £5,500 from an emergency fund, the Government today announced.
The Government has ordered an emergency review into tower blocks following the devastating fire at Grenfell Tower in London.
Sajid Javid has been re-appointed as minister for communities and local government by the prime minister.
From community cohesion to business rates, devolution and adult social care, whoever walks into Marsham Street next week will have a lot of paperwork to go through.
New documents have come to light revealing more evidence of a ‘secret deal’ between Surrey County Council and the Government over the county’s proposed 15% tax hike.
Government departments have been told to draw up plans for up to 6% spending cuts in a bid to save £3.5bn by 2020.
Neil Merrick analyses the latest housebuilding statistics to reveal national and local trends in starts and completions.
A ‘powerful’ new leadership offer for local government backed by No 10 is the latest casualty of shifting Whitehall priorities, The MJ can reveal.