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Local authority leaders have called for more powers to crack down on retailers illegally selling knives to children.
As conference season takes shape, LGA chair Lord Porter looks at the critical issues currently facing local government he is hoping will take centre stage
Local authorities have welcomed recommendations to introduce national minimum standards for taxi and private hire vehicle licensing.
A fifth of carers in England have not received an assessment in the past year, with nearly three-quarters suffering from mental ill health, council leaders have warned today.
Half of all councils England may be unable to meet demand for new secondary school places within five years, town hall chiefs have warned today.
The number of children who spent their school holiday homeless has risen to more than 123,000, council leaders have warned.
The majority of MPs believe councils should receive more funding for adult social care services, a new poll has revealed.
Town hall chiefs have called for the Government to provide extra funding to local government after official figures show July's budget surplus reached an 18-year high.
The number of children and young people being treated for Type 2 diabetes has increased by 40% in the last four years, new figures have revealed.
Town hall chiefs have welcomed a new consultation into how they are allowed to spend the money raised from Right to Buy sales.