The latest Help to Buy statistics have shown that over 220,000 people have been able to buy a home using the government scheme.

More must be done to the address the imbalance in arts funding between London and the rest of the country, a report suggests.

A new survey has revealed that 60 per cent of HR directors would like a new style of leadership to help them deliver a better quality of service.

Powers over licensing are to return to Rotherham council, but government-appointed commissioners will continue to oversee these decisions.

The Local Government Ombudsman has issued new guidance to help combined authorities deal with the complaints they receive.

Barnet and Harrow Councils have agreed to extend their shared legal service to deliver legal services to both councils for a further five years.

Nearly 90 per cent of local authorities believe that current housing targets will be impossible to meet because of a lack of planning resources.

If the government does not act urgently to halt drastic funding cuts, local authorities could see 340 public libraries close in the next five years

A new report argues that more needs to be done to build business confidence in the north following a year of increasing uncertainty.

Decades of employment failure is turning the West Midlands into Britain’s biggest employment blacks, a report claims.

The Local Government Association has urged the government to reverse the planned £600 million funding cut to the the education services grant.

The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has approved almost £100 million funding for a city centre development in Coventry.

A public flood information centre in the Kirkstall area of Leeds is to open to provide advice and support to those at risk of flooding.

Councils in England and Wales could be given power to increase council taxes to fund the social care system, it has been reported.

The Fire Brigades Union have warned that budget cuts are beginning to slowly undermine the effectiveness of fire services in England and Wales.


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