The majority of Scotland residents think that local people should be involved in making decisions about the delivery of their public services.

Think tank ResPublica has published a study which highlights instances where poorer communities are missing out on government schemes to improve neighbourhoods.

Housing charity Shelter has warned that the government is likely to miss its target to build one million homes by 2020, unless radical reforms take place.

The Home Affairs Select Committee has called on social media giants such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to show a greater sense of responsibility in targeting groups which are using their services to promote extremism.

The West Midlands Combined Authority has received more than £36 million as part of the government's new devolution deal with the region.

The first national overview of what each fire and rescue authority pays for 25 common items of uniform and equipment has been published.

Authorities need to engage in ‘higher level’, technology driven work in order to achieve less ‘cosmetic’ digital transformation of their operations.

Theresa May is prepared to change policy on city regions needing directly-elected mayors in order to be granted devolution deals, it has been reported.

Of those surveyed about the planned West of England devolution deal, only 55 per cent agreed that the plans would benefit the region.

The SLGP is threatening to take the Scottish government to court if ministers continue to freeze them out of funding talks.

A new report by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has stated that the planned more to the national living wage should be abandoned.

Theresa May has promised to pursue George Osborne’s Northern Powerhouse plans, despite the former Chancellor not being in her cabinet office.

During a visit to the Calais refugee camp, councillors have said that ministers and party leaders need to improve their treatment of child refugees.

Oxford councils have published re-organisation reports in a bid to develop consensus about governance arrangements to support a devolution deal.

A select committee report has claimed that councils are sending away homeless people without any meaningful guidance.

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