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The funding gap in Welsh social services will jump by a whopping three-and-a half times by 2020-2021, the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) has warned.
York City Council has terminated a £9m contract with Interserve to redevelop the historic Guildhall after it judged the firm’s cost estimates to be too high.
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.
Havering LBC has announced construction firm Wates as its joint venture partner in a regeneration project being touted as London’s ‘biggest social housing regeneration’ scheme.
Local government secretary Sajid Javid has backed a single unitary council for Buckinghamshire.
The Government’s guidance on fire safety after the Grenfell Tower fire has been ‘mediocre,’ ‘contradictory,’ ‘disjointed’ or non-existent, councils have said in response to a Labour survey.
Trade union Unison has backed a Labour MP’s call for a windfall tax on private companies delivering public services.
Councils in Wales will be given £10m to manage social care winter pressures, the Welsh Government has confirmed.
The Welsh Government has decided to move forward with proposals for a vacant land tax to encourage regeneration and tackle the housing crisis.
Collaboration between local authorities and the private sector would improve foster care for children, a new Government report has suggested.