Bristol City Council has signed a contract with council owned the Bristol Waste Company (BWC) to manage waste collection and disposal services in t

A report by think-tank IPPR has argued that the devolution of health will not succeed unless Westminster relinquishes some control.

Nottinghamshire City Council has raised concerns over plans to let Bassetlaw DC join the Sheffield City Region, claiming the move would be ‘bad for local democracy’.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has called on the government to change the Right to Buy rules, after data has shown local authorities will struggle to build new homes to replace those sold off.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has called for tougher action on illegal tattooists who offer cheap prices in order to offer their services to young people under the age of 18.

The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced a £2 million fund for councils to capitalise on emerging technologies and deliver better journeys for motorists.

A new report has found the small business sector in England has the potential to double the number of apprentices they take on to well over two million, if incentives and support improve.

Senior councillors from across Scotland are set to meet to discuss the government’s education policy.

Derbyshire County Council has said it will challenge the plans to allow a Sheffield regional mayor to oversee some services in Chesterfield.

The RAC has called on local authorities to repair potholes and maintain a high road quality standard, in order to save on compensation costs.

The government has launched six targeted area inspection (JTAI) which will examine how well local partners, including councils work together to protect children living with domestic abuse.

Liverpool Walton MP Steve Rotheram will be Labour's candidate in next year's Liverpool City Region mayoral election.

The Labour Party has named SAndy Burnham and Siôn Simon as its mayoral candidates in Greater Manchester and the West Midlands.

London Councils has created a new, borough-wide counter-fraud hub, aiming to save taxpayers an average of £60 million a year.

Broadband speeds advertised to customers are ‘misleading’ for remote rural areas, the Local Government Association (LGA) has said.

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