Figures released by Eurostat have shown the UK ranking tied tenth among the top-ranked municipal waste recyclers in Europe during 2015.

The leaders of the devolved governments in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are expected to call for a greater role in Brexit negotiations.

Greater Manchester and London will receive around £100 million to help thousands more disabled people get into work.

The Scottish government will introduce new statutory litter guidance aiming to reduce the amount of resources being spent on litter clearing.

Westminster City Council is set to trial a pilot scheme which will see emissions-based charging for diesel cars parking within Marylebone.

The cost of dementia care will rise unless local environments are better planned to enable more independent living.

A new report shows that smoking is contributing to the social care crisis with £1.4 billion a year being spent as a result of smoking related illness.

The Local Government Association has called for all lorry drivers to use commercial model satnavs, following a succession of lorry crashes.

The Scottish Borders Council is considering a move to create a Brexit response team which will monitor the impact on the region.

North Tyneside Council is considering a move to increase council tax by five per cent, in a bid to save £18 million in 2017/18.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has called on the government to reverse its reductions in New Homes Bonus (NHB) payments, claiming two thirds of councils will be worse off as a result of the move.

A report by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has warned that HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) must take more care in cracking down on the super-rich in order to prevent undermining confidence in the whole system.

Pages

Event Diary

The annual Digital Government conference will be returning to the QEII Centre, London on Thursday 24th May.

On the 16th & 17th of May, UK’s most ambitious SME owners, startup owners, creative leaders and decision makers will take part in what is being Europe’s largest business event.