A Tory MP has proposed ‘eradicating’ the combination of county councils and district councils and replacing them with single-tier unitary councils.

Over £1million has been paid out by the government to more than 180 flood-hit farmers to help their business recovery after last Winter’s storms.

Belfast could lose one of its four parliamentary constituencies as part of an extensive redrawing of Northern Ireland's electoral map.

Prime Minister Theresa May has raised concerns over the feasibility of utilising a points-based system for controlling immigration into the UK.

Caroline Lucas has been re-elected at the Green Party Leader in a job-share with Jonathan Bartley, after gaining 86 per cent of votes.

Almost 400 refugee children living in the Calais ‘Jungle’ camp are eligible to come to the UK, campaigners have claimed.

Nicola Sturgeon is initiating the ‘biggest ever political listening exercise’ to convince Scottish voters an independence referendum is needed.

The Women and Equalities Committee has warned that ‘urgent action’ is needed to protect expectant mothers at work from discrimination.

Simon Kirby, Economic Secretary to the Treasury, has announced the introduction of the Pensions Advice Allowance, aimed at making retirement planning easier.

MPs and council leaders have written to Prime Minister Theresa May pressing the government to act on flood defence recommendations before the arrival of Winter, after its review was delayed.

Theresa May has ordered an audit into Whitehall departments to reveal any racial disparities in public services.

Research has claimed that the failure to improve air pollution in UK cities is due to the political prioritising of economic growth and road safety

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.

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