Newcastle City Council is reconsidering a move to axe shift allowances, cutting some staff pay by more than £3,800 per year.

Concerns over job safety have been raised after Redcar and Cleveland Council unveiled plans to save around £26 million over the next three years, putting 100 jobs at risk.

Reading Borough Council is to approve an additional £10.5 million in efficiency savings in a bid to fill a £42 million funding gap.

Glasgow City Council has announced plans to have 50,000 new jobs and an additional 1000 new businesses by 2023.

Andrew Lansley has voiced his disappointment at the lack of extra funding for the NHS and social care in the Autumn Statement.

Northampton Borough Council has apologised over its handling of a loan to Northampton Town Football Club, after a report by its internal auditor Price Waterhouse Cooper (PwC), described the council’s management as ‘inadequate’.

Health and social care leaders and the Local Government Association (LGA) have condemned Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s Autumn Statement as a missed opportunity to announce new investment in care.

The Autumn Statement saw Chancellor Philip Hammond vow to make the UK economy ‘resilient’, despite its decision to leave the EU and has forecasted a higher borrowing and slower growth.

The final councils have backed plans for the £800 million devolution deal for the Cambridge and Peterborough to go ahead.

According to official figures, government borrowing fell by more than expected to £4.8 billion in October thanks to record for tax revenues for the month.

Oxford County Council is considering a controversial levy on workplace car parking in an attempt to cut road congestion.

The Aberdeen City Region Deal has been launched with the official signing of the £250 million agreement.

A new report has shown that 94 per cent of social housing providers believe that the government’s housing policy needs to be improved.

Cardiff Council cabinet is expected to hear progress proposals for an £8 billion tidal lagoon in Cardiff Bay.

Chancellor Philip Hammond has been urged to prioritise transport links in the region as part of his upcoming Autumn Statement.

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