Politics and Policy

By Laura Sharman | March 24, 2017

Report shows rise in fraud related to voting offences

Report shows rise in fraud related to voting offences

There were 260 reported cases of electoral fraud last year, according to a new report from the Electoral Commission.

Surrey leader to quit LGA role

Surrey leader to quit LGA role

By Heather Jameson | March 23, 2017

David Hodge has quit as the leader of the Local Government Association’s (LGA) Conservative group following the political furore over the so-called Nickileaks affair.

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Norwich council to abolish single-use plastic products

Norwich City Council has committed itself to becoming a single-use-plastic-free authority by the end of 2017.

Cardiff Christmas tree plans come up short

Plans for a Christmas in Cardiff have come up short when the council ordered a tree in the wrong size due to a misunderstanding over measurements.

Hackers take over Aberdeen City Council’s website

Aberdeen City Council’s website was hacked by ‘Team System Dz’ for nearly three hours on Saturday evening.

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