Council leaders have hailed the devolution of health and social care budgets to Greater Manchester as a defining moment and urged other Whitehall departments to ‘follow suit’.
Government analysis predicts the National Living Wage will eradicate the pay gap between the lowest paid men and women by 2020.
MPs have called on the Government to clarify how it will tackle ‘dawdling’ local authorities that do not have a local plan in place by 2017.
The Government should abandon its over-reliance on the private sector to solve the housing crisis and commit to substantial public investment and a bigger role for local authorities, a new report has warned.
Latest official figures show the number of workless households has fallen by 20% since 2010.
‘Unrepresentative samples’ were to blame for pollsters’ failure to predict last year’s general election result, an inquiry has found.
A Government scheme that encourages jobseekers to launch businesses has created more than 80,000 new firms in the last five years with Liverpool generating the most start-ups.
Children’s homes too often resort to involving police rather than offering teenagers in their care the support they need, according to a new report.
More than 1,900 jobs were created across England’s 24 enterprise zones between July and September last year, latest figures have revealed.
Councils have been issued with new guidance that is designed to combat the estimated £2bn lost through fraud every year.