The abolition of stamp duty land tax on properties under £300,000 has helped 69,000 first-time buyers since the relief was introduced.
A new report has stressed how weak accountability increases the risk of failure of public services, with the same patterns of failure repeatedly occurring.
Government ministers are set to urge industry to embrace the latest innovations to make sure that the UK builds the high quality homes its needs.
The money councils receive from the further retention of business rates should be an additional revenue, and not replace existing sources, says committee.
The Cabinet Office launched the Government Property Agency (GPA) on 1 April with the aim to generate more than £1 billion in financial savings.
Official figures released have shown that council tax levels will increase by an average of 5.1 per cent across England in 2018/19.
Sajid Javid will introduce legislation that will reverse the impact of a ‘staircase tax’, which he says has unfairly affected up to a thousand businesses.
The Environment Secretary has announced that a deposit return scheme to increase recycling rates and reduce waste pollution will be consulted upon.
Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has announced action to ensure that Northamptonshire County Council improves its financial management.
Sajid Javid has written to 15 local authorities to inform them of decisions on intervention following their continued failure to produce a local plan.
What has been deemed an ‘historic error’ by the government has seen local councils overpaid a total of £36 million more than they were entitled to.
The Select Committee on the Natural Environment and Rural Communities has urged for a radical change in how the countryside is looked after.
The LGA has expressed concern over an initiative for children leaving care only having enough funding to support one in five young people.
A planned merger between Somerset’s West Somerset and Taunton Deane Borough councils has been approved despite growing criticism.
The CIH has revealed that government investment in building new homes has plummeted while spending on housing benefit has soared.
Sue Robb of 4Children talks to Julie Laughton and Alison Britton from the Department for Education about the role of childminders in delivering the 30 hours free entitlement.
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