Caerphilly, Newport, Torfaen and Bridgend councils have given their backing to the proposed £1.2 billion Cardiff Capital Region (CCR) City Deal.

Cuts in disability benefits should be delayed until clarification is given on how it will support those in need of extra money, MPs urge.

The latest recipients of the Local Growth Fund have been revealed in London, the South East and East of England.

The government has announced that it delivered £1.2 billion of operational savings and £2.1 billion of benefits last year.

Aberdeenshire Council has released a statement ahead of its budget meeting about the prospect of job losses amid pressure to save more than £24 million.

281 jobs are expected to be axed at Walsall Council, along with nine libraries, under budget proposals announced by the authority.

The Wales Auditor General has urged community councils in Wales to take better measures to improve their financial management.

The Isles of Scilly Council is set to borrow £3.5 million in order to cover costs for the day-to-day running of the community.

Libraries Minister Rob Wilson has told the new APPG for Libraries that local authorities will face government action if they cannot justify library cuts.

A new report has claimed that the ‘devolution revolution has stalled’, and has provided its advise on how to ‘reboot the existing process’.

Councils in Wales have welcomed a White Paper setting out how councils will deliver some of their services together.

New analysis by the IFS has found that the government’s apprenticeship target for the public sector will not deliver value for money.

An emergency £1 billion should be made available to aid the social care crisis, ADASS have argued.

Members of Surrey County Council’s cabinet have unanimously approved a proposal to increase council tax by 15 per cent.

A new report has warned that Britain is on course for the biggest increase in inequality since those experienced under Thatcher’s government.

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