There were 260 reported cases of electoral fraud last year, according to a new report from the Electoral Commission.
The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) deficit has fallen to half the level previously expected - going down to around £35bn - new figures have revealed.
Plans to create a new single council for East Kent are being postponed after Shepway District Council voted against the proposal.
Every council has been urged to ban all balloon releases after new research found balloon litter on beaches has increased by more than 50% in a year.
Councils should be given the freedom to decide how best to spend the £2bn social care funding, the Local Government Association (LGA) has said today.
Council leaders have welcomed the fall in the number of teenage pregnancies but have warned more needs to be done to tackle inequalities between wards.
A ‘human library’ and an indoor soft play facility around children’s literature are just some of the initiatives to receive money from the Libraries Opportunities for Everyone Innovation fund.
The £11.4bn funding plans to upgrade England’s major roads may not be deliverable or affordable, the public spending watchdog has warned today.
An attempt to get rid of the leader of Surrey County Council in the wake of an alleged ‘sweetheart deal’ with the Government has failed today.
A quarter of councils do not have a data protection officer, while a third are failing to complete privacy impact assessments, a new survey has revealed.