Chancellor Philip Hammond has been urged to prioritise transport links in the region as part of his upcoming Autumn Statement.

Friends of the Earth have revealed that there is no funding earmarked specifically for natural flood management, despite ministers encouragement.

Nine former Health Secretaries have voiced ‘alarm and dismay’ at the government's failure to improve mental health services.

A new report is urging the government’s Autumn Statement to include a controversial air passenger duty tax cut of 50 per cent.

The government ‘must do more’ to understand local authority finances and their impact on taxpayers, PAC says.

More than £300 million has been granted to help young people from any background enjoy the benefits of music and the arts.

The BBC has reported that the government has dropped plans put forward by Former House of Lords leader Lord Strathclyde to remove peers' veto over laws - called statutory instruments.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has called on the government to provide more funding for social care to improve the quality of care received by elderly people.

Figures from the RAC Foundation have shown that local authorities in Wales have made a combined profit of £13.8 million in 2015/16 from car parking penalties.

Official figures have shown that the number of new homes built in 2016 have increased by 11 per cent, the third consecutive year-on-year increase.

Bristol, Bath & North East Somerset and South Gloucestershire councils have voted in favour of the West of England devolution deal.

The majority of the preferred HS2 route from Crewe to Manchester and the West Midlands to Leeds has been revealed.

The £600 million reduction proposed to the Education Services Grant should be reversed, the LGA has argued.

A leaked memo claims the government has no overall Brexit plan and a strategy may not be agreed for six months.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has raised concerns over cuts to bus services, highlighting the reduction could isolate families in rural areas.

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