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Cash-strapped Northamptonshire County Council has agreed a raft of cuts in an attempt to find £111m in savings by 2021.
Westminster council is proposing to freeze council tax and replace it with a voluntary contribution after a consultation found ‘strong support’ for the idea.
More than half of councils in England are planning to slash spending on children's services such as closing children’s centres, according to a new analysis.
Local authority leaders have called on the Government to invest £90m to help secondary schools offer independent mental health counselling to all pupils.
A pair of Commons select committees have written to the housing minister to express concerns over the government’s funding plans for supported housing and domestic violence refuges.
One in 10 council bosses fear their local authority will not have enough funding to fulfil their statutory duties in 2018/19, an exclusive survey has found today.
Local government secretary Sajid Javid has found an additional £166m to ease spending pressures in social care and rural areas in the final 2018/19 settlement.
Northamptonshire’s MPs have all signed a statement saying they had ‘no confidence’ in the council’s leadership due to its ‘self-inflicted’ financial problems.
Northamptonshire CC’s director of finance has issued a section 114 order, calling a halt to spending at the cash-strapped authority.
The council that looks after 10% of the country's unaccompanied asylum seeking children has slammed the government's decision to award it less than 2% of the funding available.