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Ashley Bijster argues that outdated legislation has become a barrier to smarter urban living.
Councils in Scotland are not always using legislation to tackle overgrown hedges effectively, an investigation by MSPs has revealed.
Council leaders in Northern Ireland have called for an ‘urgent’ review of legislation required to complete local government reform.
Councils will no longer be allowed to charge extra for people making credit or debit card payments, under new rules unveiled today.
Neil Merrick explores the impact and financial burdens the new Homelessness Reduction Act will have on local authorities.
A think tank has published a ‘blueprint’ for a complete overhaul of local governance in Scotland via the introduction of primary legislation.
Civil liberties campaigners are launching a legal challenge against the ‘extreme mass surveillance powers’ in the Government’s new Investigatory Powers Act.
The law should be changed to restrict councils from re-housing large numbers of people outside their own districts, the leader of Canterbury City Council has said.
Paul Smith calls on local authorities to use the disabled facility grant to support carers as well fund adaptations.
Whitehall’s controversial Trade Union Bill passed into law yesterday despite accusations it poses ‘a serious threat’ to industrial relations.