Limiting the use of lifetime tenancies will help to reduce inequality by better supporting minority groups, according to a recent impact report from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG).

MPs have agreed to consider making it a criminal offence if people refuse to give evidence to select committees.

The government’s controversial Trade Union Bill has passed into law, despite accusations from unions that it posed a ’serious threat’ to industrial relations.

A new report by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has called on the government to improve its transparency regarding cost and performance data.

According to housing charity Shelter, the government’s Right to Buy extension is likely to cost the average council in England £26 million per year to fund.

A series of elections are taking place across the UK for the Scottish Parliament, National Assembly of Wales, the Northern Ireland Assembly and for 124 councils in London.

A two year pay deal for local government workers will now go ahead despite Unite refusing the approve the offer.

Charities have urged councils to call off bailiffs pursuing vulnerable residents for council tax debts.

All premises that sell food products should be forced to display their food hygiene rating on the door, the Local Government Association (LGA) has argued.

Research by City University London has said that the gap between the lifespans of rich and poor people in England and Wales is widening, for the fi

According to analysis conducted by the BBC, in certain regions of England, fewer than 20 per cent of eligible voters took part in the recent local elections.

According to data from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), the number of empty homes is now at a record low.


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.