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Oxfordshire councils look to scrap partnership

18/01/2022

Oxfordshire County Council and Cherwell District Council have announced they are looking to end their formal partnership.

Jenrick sacked as communities secretary

15/09/2021

Robert Jenrick has been removed from the role of secretary of state for housing, communities and local government in the Cabinet reshuffle.

BREAKING: Slough becomes second council to issue Section 114 in a year

01/07/2021

Slough Council has become the second local authority in less than a year to issue a dreaded Section 114 notice.

Commissioners appointed at Liverpool City Council

10/06/2021

Surrey CC’s chief executive Joanna Killian will be part of the team of independent commissioners who will oversee improvements at Liverpool City Council, local government secretary Robert Jenrick has announced today.

Councils pay tribute to Prince Philip

09/04/2021

Councils across the country have paid tribute to His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, after his death was announced today.

Local government minister quits

08/09/2020

Simon Clarke said he was leaving the Government for 'purely personal reasons’.

Borough chief dies with Covid-19

29/05/2020

The chief executive of Swale BC, Mark Radford, has died after being diagnosed with the coronavirus, the council has announced.

Recognition for chiefs in New Year Honours list

02/01/2020

Chief executives in Bradford, Harrogate, Leeds, and the chief executive officer of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy are among those to have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours.

Lambeth leader steps down to run anti-violence unit

14/01/2019

Lambeth LBC leader Lib Peck has announced she will be stepping down to take on a new role at the Greater London Authority.

Local government figures celebrated in Queen's birthday honours

11/06/2018

The former interim chief executive of Birmingham City Council, Stella Manzie, has been made a Dame in the Queen’s birthday honours for services to local government.

Children's services blow for new chiefs

16/05/2018

Surrey CC’s children’s services are still inadequate, according to Ofsted – three years after they received the same grade.

May rebrands DCLG

08/01/2018

Prime minister Theresa May has confirmed that her government’s renewed focus on housing will be reflected in the title of the Whitehall department that oversees the sector in the post-Grenfell Tower era.

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