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The Public Accounts Committee has stressed its lack of faith in the Government’s oversight of local enterprise partnerships in a critical report published today.
Academics have demanded a raft of tools to enable local government to hold to account the ‘chaotic network’ of agencies involved in providing public services.
A pair of Commons select committees has joined forces to launch an inquiry on the long-term funding and provision of adult social care.
A local enterprise partnership (LEP) that had funding restrictions slapped on it by the Government has approved transparency measures that go beyond national guidance.
Tiffany Cloynes outlines her predictions for the top 10 issues for local government in 2018.
A 'culture change' is needed to make sure decisions taken by council leaders are properly scrutinised, MPs have warned.
MPs today announced the launch of a ‘long overdue’ inquiry into overview and scrutiny in local government.
The taxpayer is being prevented from fully scrutinising the way public funds are spent, anti-corruption group warns.
A local government pensions body has backed calls for a review into the working practices at Sports Direct.
The government’s approach to devolution, including timetabling, accountability and transparency, have come under fire today in a new report from MPs.