Minister for the Cabinet Office Ben Gummer has announced that Kevin Cunnington has been appointed as the new head of the Government Digital Services (GDS).

Cardiff Council is set to consider cutting summer holidays from six weeks to five.

A report published by the London School of Economics (LSE) has recommended that new houses should be built on London’s Green Belt in a bid to alleviate housing pressures in the South East.

A report by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation has found the effects of poverty to have cost the UK an average of £78 billion per year, with the NHS bearing the brunt of the costs.

The Taxpayers’ Alliance has claimed that the HS2 project is an ‘expensive vanity project which must be scrapped’ in its new report.

Regeneration schemes will be at risk if the government holds on to billions of pounds of EU money in the wake of the Brexit vote, the LGA has warned.

The £344 million plan to expand London City Airport has been criticised by campaigners arguing that it will add to the city’s air pollution.

Over 8,000 new jobs have been reported by enterprise zones in the Northern Powerhouse over the past four years, the government has said.

The Home Affairs Committee has warned the government that there could be a spike in UK migration ahead of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union.

Following a weekend of major disruption for cross-Channel travellers, the government has been urged to invest more in road infrastructure in Dover.

The Tax Payers Alliance (TPA) is urging the government to abolish the ‘unfair’ stamp duty, as it is preventing people buying their own home.

The government has passed a new law which means all local authorities must ensure that staff dealing with the public can speak fluent English.

Trade union Unison has launched a petition to debate the proposal to pool local government pension funds in order to invest in infrastructure.

In a report, the Joint Committee on Human Rights has said there is currently no useable legal definition of extremism.

A new report has claimed that devolution is being ‘underpowered’ and is failing under the current ‘austerity cosh’.

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