Council leaders have warned that children’s services are rapidly becoming unsustainable and are facing a funding gap of £2bn by 2020.
Local government leaders have called on all political parties to adopt its 10-point plan to boost local services and drive economic growth.
In a new podcast, Lord Porter charts his political journey from bolshie school kid to Conservative peer leading the Local Government Association.
Councils are facing a fresh risk of NHS fines for ‘bed-blocking’ as health bodies struggle to hit new Treasury targets to reduce deficits.
Council chiefs are calling on chewing gum manufacturers to contribute to the £60m annual gum removal cost to councils.
Council chiefs are calling on the Government to close a loophole in the law which enables rogue landlords to carry out a dangerous and costly housing benefit scam.
Local government leaders have rejected a call by to scrap licensing committees as 'unnecessary and ill-advised'.
Surrey CC has given notice to quit membership of the Local Government Association and the County Council’s Network (CCN).
David Hodge has quit as the leader of the Local Government Association’s (LGA) Conservative group following the political furore over the so-called Nickileaks affair.
Councils should be given the freedom to decide how best to spend the £2bn social care funding, the Local Government Association (LGA) has said today.