More than 300 writers have urged Culture Secretary Karen Bradley to ‘set a new course' for libraries 'after years of decline’.

Newly released figures have shown that more than 312,000 households have now benefited from government-backed home ownership schemes.

A public consultation has found that transport is a top priority for the West Midlands Combined Authority.

Hundreds of nursery schools could close if the government presses ahead with plans to offer 30 hours a week of free childcare, the NAHT has warned.

A new £40 million entrepreneur fund backed by the British Business Bank has been announced by Small Business Minister Margot James.

Former Conservative Health Secretary Andrew Lansley has said that the NHS should get a ‘Brexit bonus’ of £5 billion a year.

Malcolm Harrison has been appointed chief executive of Crown Commercial Service (CCS), effective from 1 November 2016.

Southwark Council has said it is seeking a judicial review over the government’s decision to block a compulsory purchase order (CPO) on Aylesbury Estate, as part of the council’s wider plans for a regeneration scheme.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has called for more control over taxes and public services, akin to those given to the mayors of Chicago and New York.

The UK government has invited Derry City & Strabane Council to put forward proposals to sustain the Londonderry to London air route, following the recent announcement by Ryanair that it would stop serving the route and the end of March 2017.

Government statistics have shown that more than 10,000 migrant households have been given emergency council accommodation, as a result of losing their home and needing to care for children.

Kent County Council says a shortage of foster carers is reaching crisis point.

A new report from the Association of Electoral Administrators (AEA) has called for a ‘root and branch review’ of the electoral process in the UK.

The UK government needs to take urgent action to support the efforts of the Scottish government to stimulate growth in the wake of Brexit.

Andy Street has vowed to turn the West Midlands into Britain’s economic powerhouse as he enters the race to become the region’s first elected mayor

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