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Lewisham LBC’s budget gap has more than doubled following an ‘unprecedented’ overspend.
Somerset CC has admitted it may have to impose ‘severe spending restrictions’ and an ‘emergency budget’ by issuing a Section 114 notice.
Parts of the country could be left behind when Whitehall rolls out its local industrial strategies, a senior Local Government Association (LGA) figure has warned.
The amount expected to be spent on children’s social care in 2018/19 is up 6.8% or £542m compared to the figure in 2017/18 budgets, latest figures have shown.
The time is now right to extend the responsibilities of local government in Northern Ireland through greater devolution from Stormont, a new report said today.
Members of the GMB Scotland trade union have rejected the Scottish local government pay offer, potentially sparking industrial action.
Surrey CC’s children’s services are still inadequate, according to Ofsted – three years after they received the same grade.
Liverpool City Council’s chief executive, Ged Fitzgerald, is understood to have resigned days before an independent panel was due to consider his future.
Two out of three Buckinghamshire residents support a two-unitary option for the county, according to a newly-published telephone survey.
The Government will work with five local authorities to develop integration plans as it develops a national strategy for England, it has announced today.