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Johnson to chair new climate change committee

The Prime Minister will chair a new Cabinet Committee on Climate Change to drive further environmental action across government.

Recycling top public priority for council spending

A new UNISON poll has revealed that refuse and recycling are the services that people would most like to see their council spend money on.

Ambitious new plan to halt obesity rise in Wales

Welsh Health Minister Vaughan Gething has outlined plans to make Wales’ one of the first countries to see obesity rates decline.

New housing measures for those on low incomes

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has confirmed a package of measures to help people on lower incomes get onto the housing ladder.

Further plastic pledge for Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Council has signed up to the Cambridge Plastic Pledge which encourages organisations to reduce single-use plastic usage.

Local economy investment in Manchester tops £600m

Local investment in Greater Manchester has topped £600 million, according to the region's combined authority.

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Fixing the public sector recruitment crisis

Chris Russell, policy advisor at the REC, explains why long term solutions are needed to fix public sector recruitment crisis

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Marketing NG discuss the business event opportunities in Nottingham and what the meetings industry in the city can offer for public sector conferencing

A changing climate for fleet managers

Andy Eastlake looks at what the increased focus on climate emergencies means for fleet managers and the next steps for EVs

Tees Valley: Buses on demand

The Tees Valley Combined Authority's Heather Scott looks at what the new ‘demand-responsive' bus service could mean for the region

Council collaboration to accelerate economic growth in the Borders

Rory Alexander writes about the recent Borderlands Growth Deal and the impact these investments will have on local authorities

Can we trust artificial intelligence in government?

A recent roundtable discussed whether the public sector is prepared for the AI revolution and the ethics behind the technology