Forgotten your password
Labour MPs have urged ministers to provide ‘strategic vision’ for local government.
Scotland’s Government is under pressure to reverse planned council budget cuts after MSPs warned ministers created an ‘expectation’ town hall staff would receive pay hikes.
Local authorities will not be forced to sell high-value council homes until at least April 2019 after lobbying from the sector.
The Housing Revenue Account cap will be lifted for councils in ‘high-demand areas’ and stamp duty will be scrapped for most first-time buyers, chancellor Philip Hammond announced in his Budget speech today.