Lesley Titcomb is requesting new powers to stop final-salary pension schemes being dumped when companies are sold.

Culture Secretary Karen Bradley has announced that Newcastle-Gateshead will host the Great Exhibition of the North.

Too many households in flood risk areas do not have basic protection against rising waters installed, the ABI has warned.

Glasgow City Council has called for specific government action to mitigate the effects of Brexit, to avoid the greater Glasgow area coming to harm from any consequences of leaving the EU.

A report conducted by Scape Group has found that local authorities in England have estimated more than 2,000 new school will need to be created by 2020 to meet the demand for places.

Lord Peter Hain, the former secretary of state for Wales, has said the plans to allow the devolution of income tax without a referendum is folly.

The Department for Work and Pensions has announced that a new public body offering debt advice, money and pensions guidance is to be set up support consumers making financial decisions.

As part of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's front bench reshuffle, Diane Abbott has been appointed Shadow Home Secretary.

Despite positive progress in children’s social care in the region, the services at Sandwell Council are to be transferred to a trust.

The government has overruled Lancashire County Council’s decision to refuse permission for a fracking site.

The Alcohol Health Alliance (AHA) has warned that alcohol is being sold at ‘pocket money’ prices across the UK, with underage drinkers most likely to consume cheap drinks.

Westminster Council has called on the government to issue a total ban on synthetic highs.

GOV.UK has launched a scheme to work with 19 local authorities to explore how a secure ID assurance system can be integrated into online services.

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) has cautioned that the UK is facing a ‘critical rental shortage’ and has called on the governme

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that the UK will begin the formal Brexit negotiation process by the end of March 2017.

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