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Business rates should be scrapped and local authorities should be handed a swathe of new powers to revitalise struggling town centres, a major new review has urged.
In little over a month, the NHS will turn 70. Not long after that, the Government is expected to publish a green paper on health and social care.
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.
Amid a crisis in children's services, Sam Clayden looks at the range of tools currently on trial for improving service delivery.
Shadow local government secretary Andrew Gwynne has demanded the resignation of his counterpart Sajid Javid after the minister admitted he knew the data behind the provisional finance settlement was wrong.
A pair of Commons select committees has joined forces to launch an inquiry on the long-term funding and provision of adult social care.
Norfolk County Council’s beleaguered children’s services no longer require intervention after Ofsted found the council has now improved.
Nearly 100 council leaders have written to the chancellor demanding extra funding for workers and an end to the public sector pay cap.
The chancellor has pledged to ‘back’ the Northern Powerhouse, the Midlands Engine and elected mayors as he announced a pack of new devolution deals.
London local government will be able to keep all its business rates growth as part of a 100% retention pilot.