MPs have approved the Budget after Chancellor George Osborne was forced to abandon the proposed cuts to disability benefits.

Lord Kerslake has labeled the implementation of devolution across the UK as 'piecemeal and incoherent’ in a report from the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Reform, Decentralisation and Devolution.

The government’s drive on apprenticeships is ‘failing to deliver for young people’, according to a new report from the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission.

Ian Duncan Smith has resigned as Work and Pensions Secretary after condemning cuts disability benefits announced in the 2016 Budget.

Research conducted by the Social Market Foundation (SMF) has found that 1.7 million people will earn less than the new National Living Wage when it is instated in April.

Chancellor George Osborne’s Budget has been described as ‘smoke and mirrors’ that can only ‘further damage public services’ by Dave Penman, general secretary of the FDA.

Official figures for the Department for Work and Pensions have found that more people are in work than ever before.

The north of England requires ’significant investment’ to improve transport links and support economic growth according to a new report from the National Infrastructure Commission.

According to research by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH), investment in affordable renting will fall to its lowest level since the Second World War.

According to a survey conducted by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA), councils outside of London are considering increasing council tax by an average of 3.6 per cent.

According to an AA survey, 39 per cent of drivers have had their vehicles damaged by potholes over the last two years.

The Department for Communities and Local Government has announced that since the launch of the Help to Buy scheme, over 150,000 people have been supported in becoming home owners.

MPs have rejected proposed changes to Sunday trading laws that would allow shops to open for longer than six hours.

Over 100 council leaders in England have backed the government’s plans to devolve powers regarding Sunday trading hours, enabling councillors to decide the opening hours of their area.

The government needs to better support the UK’s fastest growing and strongest performing cities, according to a new report from Centre for Cities.

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