Following the news that the UK has voted to leave the EU, council leaders have warned that the Local Government Pension Scheme could fall in value.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has released a statement calling for the government to issue greater control to councils, in order to bring communities together following the UK’s vote to leave the EU.

The UK has elected to leave the European Union, with 52 per cent of voters backing Vote Leave and 48 per cent voting Remain.

Sunderland City Council has announced it will set up a new organisation to deliver its children's services, after a poor Ofsted report last year.

In an attempt to save £230,000 in salary costs, the City of York Council is contemplating reorganising its senior management structure.

Sadiq Khan has said that he will review the capital’s housing zone scheme in an attempt to bring about the availability of affordable housing.

A report has called on local government to make land available for groups who desire to establish cohousing communities.

Polls opened at 07:00 in the referendum on whether the UK should remain a member of the European Union or leave.

According to a new survey conducted by Unison, government cuts have have lead to 73 per cent of council staff experiencing increased levels of stress.

Liverpool and Wirral councils are set to pilot a social stock exchange scheme in a bid to encourage investors to put their money into local firms.

A freedom of Information request (FoI) submitted by The Times has revealed that councils across England and Wale referred a total of 284 to the government’s deradicalisation programme, Channel, in 2015.

Dundee council has proposed that a minimum of five per cent of the council’s spend on roads and transportation will go towards improving cycling infrastructure.

York City Council has revealed in its Local Plan that it has earmarked land which it intends to build 10,700 new homes upon, by 2037.

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has claimed that the government’s plans to devolve business rates to local authorities failed to provide poorer areas with an incentive to grow their economies.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has called for a recall of faulty tumble dryers, which it claims pose a large fire risk.

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