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The established ways of thinking about and addressing failure in local government are no longer fit for purpose, a new discussion paper has warned.
Fresh concerns have emerged about local enterprise partnerships (LEP) as the Government considers whether to use them to funnel UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) cash.
After Grenfell, changes to governance and consultation were the recommendations of a study for Kensington & Chelsea RLBC by the Centre for Public Scrutiny, and the Democratic Society. Jacqui McKinlay explains.
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.