Friends of the Earth have revealed that there is no funding earmarked specifically for natural flood management, despite ministers encouragement.

New research has claimed that four in five UK local authorities have insufficient care for older people in their area.

Nine former Health Secretaries have voiced ‘alarm and dismay’ at the government's failure to improve mental health services.

The Morpeth Flood Alleviation Scheme has been Project of the Year in the 2016 Constructing Excellence Awards.

Savings of £31 million have been delivered to Barnet Council three years after the council outsourced a contract to Capita.

A new report is urging the government’s Autumn Statement to include a controversial air passenger duty tax cut of 50 per cent.

The government ‘must do more’ to understand local authority finances and their impact on taxpayers, PAC says.

In doubling its road budget, Glasgow City Council will fund £16million to tackle the Scottish city’s pothole problems.

More than £300 million has been granted to help young people from any background enjoy the benefits of music and the arts.

£4 million of funding to repair and improve Cumbria’s tourist trails following the flooding in the region has been announced.

The High Court has ruled that Cumbria County Council must pay a bill of £5.4 million following a dispute with a former contractor, in which it claims the work carried out was substandard.

Analysis conducted by the Early Intervention Foundation (EIF) has indicated that councils spend £6.4 billion a year to deal with damaging social problems affecting children and their families.

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