Birmingham City Council's children's services have been rated as ‘inadequate’, marking no change in rating since 2008.

Glasgow City Council has announced plans to have 50,000 new jobs and an additional 1000 new businesses by 2023.

Worcester City Council has announced that it will move to a committee-based system, after members backed the motion at a full council meeting.

A new report has discovered that 52 per cent of British adults believe that abuse and neglect in care homes for the elderly is common.

The Commons Foreign Affairs Committee has claimed that the UK government appears not to have learned the lessons from its 2011 Libya intervention.

The UK Government must protect single market status in order to avoid being ‘driven-off a hard Brexit cliff-edge’.

The Bus Services Bill has been hampered by the ‘government’s failure to publish key secondary legislation and guidance’.

Andrew Lansley has voiced his disappointment at the lack of extra funding for the NHS and social care in the Autumn Statement.

The government has been warned that plans to expand Heathrow Airport could breach its climate change laws.

Northampton Borough Council has apologised over its handling of a loan to Northampton Town Football Club, after a report by its internal auditor Price Waterhouse Cooper (PwC), described the council’s management as ‘inadequate’.

County Durham Council has claimed that resolving a dispute over teaching assistants pay would cost millions of pounds and ‘hundreds of jobs’.

Health and social care leaders and the Local Government Association (LGA) have condemned Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s Autumn Statement as a missed opportunity to announce new investment in care.

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