A new online resource has been set up to help local authorities spot the negative impacts housing conditions can have on health.

Misconduct charges against three senior officers at Caerphilly County Borough Council have been dropped.

Sandwell Council has voted unanimously in favour of joining the West Midlands Combined Authority.

Local authority website standards have fallen over the past year and struggle to match user expectations, according to new research from Socitm.

Local government pension funds in London and Greater Manchester have invested £60 million in renewable energy as part of a new infrastructure investment scheme.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has warned that a 40 per cent reduction in local government funding will result in a £10.5 billion blow to local services.

A survey conducted by the charity 4Children has found that two-thirds of managers said their budgets have been cut this year, with only four per cent reporting that their budgets had increased.

Care funding is a postcode lottery, with local authorities in the south paying more than those in the north for long-term care, according to a research conducted by Which?

According to provisional figures results, local authority schools have achieved higher average GCSE results than free schools.

According to a study published by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) an estimated 7,000 council houses per year could be lost when the Right to Buy programme is extended to housing associations.

According to a joint report published by Deloitte and Reform, the public sector is set to face up to a decade of recalibration in order to adjust to lower spending budgets.

A new study published by the Local Government Association (LGA) has found that for every £1 spent on initiatives to keep people healthy, almost double could be saved for the public purse within five years.


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