Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that the UK will begin the formal Brexit negotiation process by the end of March 2017.

MSPs are set to examine the payments received by election returning officers in Scotland following calls for reform of the system, which sees some highly-paid council chiefs collect extra substantial sums of payment.

In an interview with the BBC, Chancellor Philip Hammond has said he will focus on spending on new homes and transport, ahead of November’s Autumn Statement.

Work and Pensions Secretary Damian Green has said it was pointless to re-test recipients of the Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) benefit wage

North east devolution could be pursued again amid reports that three councils are seeking their own deal.

Tees Valley has received the transfer of £15 million of government money through the region’s ground-breaking devolution deal.

North Lincolnshire Council is set to sign up to the Greater Lincolnshire Combined Authority (GLCA).

A new poll has shown that 75 per cent of the public believe that councils should have a statutory duty to protect public parks.

Whitehall has begun to build the machinery of Brexit but the government doesn’t yet know what to do with it, a new briefing paper has contested.

Fife Council has called for clarity from the Scottish government over fracking, amid fears that developers mat begins o target its land.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has said that English tourism is expected to soar under devolution deals, with data suggesting the tourist industry will grow 2.9 per cent per year over the next decade.

The Welsh government has launched a programme that will ensure every child up to the age of seven receives consistent and universal health services.

Immediate action is needed on a number of crucial food, farming and fisheries issues, a Scottish minister had argued.

The government has responded to a consultation about reforms to public sector exit payments.

In an interview with the BBC, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has suggested that the UK will begin formal negotiations to leave the EU in early 2017.

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