Deaf and disability organisations have accused the Government and local authorities of human rights violations due to policies which prevent disabled people living independent lives.
Congestion will cost the economy hundreds of billions a year by 2030, council chiefs predict as they call for more long term funding certainty for local roads.
Holyrood must start preparing plans to help Scotland’s public services survive the post-Brexit shock, financial experts say.
Council chiefs say progress in achieving gender balance in local government should be made at a ‘faster pace’ after think tank warns of a lack of women in top jobs.
Five local authorities have announced they are combining their adoption services in order to support a regional approach to adoption.
Council leaders in Northern Ireland have called for an ‘urgent’ review of legislation required to complete local government reform.
Housebuilders must start working with local authorities to ensure new homes are built to a good quality, council chiefs say.
Councils have been urged to ensure homelessness procedures are ‘fit for purpose’ after Ombudsman found fault with a council’s treatment of a disabled woman.
The Welsh government is launching a consultation on plans to halve Wales’ food waste by 2025.
Council chiefs have called on the Government to ‘simplify’ the current rules on how councils buy goods and services once the UK has exited the European Union.