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Council leaders have thrown their support behind a campaign which will see a person or business responsible for a change in noise conditions being held responsible for managing that change.
Local government secretary Sajid Javid has ordered a best value inspection of Conservative-led Northamptonshire CC amid continuing concerns over its financial management and corporate governance.
Local authorities will not be forced to sell high-value council homes until at least April 2019 after lobbying from the sector.
Ashley Bijster argues that outdated legislation has become a barrier to smarter urban living.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.