A report conducted by the Institute of Economic Affairs has argued that removing 80 per cent of traffic lights would improve road safety and boost the economy.

The Department for Business Innovation and Skills has announced a consultation will be held on new measures to commit 2.3 per cent of vacancies in large public sector bodies to apprentices.

The government has announced £5 million worth of funding to help councils tackle ‘rogue landlords’.

A large number of public sector workers will be affected by new strike thresholds proposed by the government, which will require the support of 40

Rotherham Council will regain responsibility for a number of services after intervention from Whitehall last February.

Councils are reporting to be less optimistic about handling upcoming cuts than they were in the past, according to new report into the future of fi

Scarborough Borough Council has launched a new scheme to eradicate the issue of inconsiderate parking and the negative impact it can have on local

Isle of Wight Council has warned the government that planned cuts to its budget will push the council to its brink, claiming it may not ‘be viable in the very near future’.

Reductions in funding for county councils could ‘all but end’ the provision of non-statutory services in some parts of England, according to the County Councils Network (CCN).

Uniting stakeholders and pooling assets could allow local communities to revive struggling high streets, according to a new report.

A new report conducted by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has called for councils to be given control of the £400 million prison budget for low-risk offenders to reduce the risk of reoffending.

Local authorities in London have reportedly saved a combined total of £2.5 million through joining a campaign to encourage residents to pay their council tax by direct debit.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has called for councils to ‘remain at the heart’ of school place planning, warning that the legal duty of councils to ensure every child has access to a school place could be made undeliverable otherwise.

Scottish councils are failing to properly scrutinise capital spending and oversee long-term strategic plans, a new report has warned.

73 councils in England already meet or exceed 2020 recycling targets, according to data from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

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