Government statistics have shown that more than 10,000 migrant households have been given emergency council accommodation, as a result of losing their home and needing to care for children.

Kent County Council says a shortage of foster carers is reaching crisis point.

The introduction of ‘charity bins’ has successfully reduced litter by an average of 30 per cent in five locations across England.

A new report from the Association of Electoral Administrators (AEA) has called for a ‘root and branch review’ of the electoral process in the UK.

A proposal to invest £1.6million to help protect an area of Leeds from flooding by developing a new natural greenspace is to be discussed.

Four London councils have set up a new partnership initiative, Low Emission Logistics, to reduce pollution emissions from delivery vehicles.

First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones has set out his government’s five year plan to drive improvement in the Welsh economy and public services.

The UK government needs to take urgent action to support the efforts of the Scottish government to stimulate growth in the wake of Brexit.

Sajid Javid is in North America to show American businesses how investing in the Midlands region could put them in the fast lane for growth.

A group of foster care workers have voted to form the first ever trade union for the profession.

Andy Street has vowed to turn the West Midlands into Britain’s economic powerhouse as he enters the race to become the region’s first elected mayor

A trial is underway in Conwy, north Wales, in which bins will only be emptied once a month in a bid to boost levels of recycling.

Millions of pounds in unpaid business rates are being written off by councils due to a loophole in licensing and business laws being exploited.

Belfast City Council has unveiled plans to transform three of its leisure centre with a £60 million cash injection.

The control of education services in Slough is set to be returned to the powers of the council, after the Department for Education ordered that the children centres be run by Cambridge Education.

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