Lib Dems pledge £5bn for flood prevention

The Lib Dems have outlined plans for a £5 billion fund to improve flood defences across the UK, to be paid for through government borrowing.

Cobra to meet over northern floods

Boris Johnson is to chair a meeting of the government's emergency Cobra committee in response to floods in northern England.

Extra childcare support pledged by Labour and Lib Dems

Both the Labour Party and the Liberal Democrats have pledged extra money to support the parents of young children.

Get more people onto the bus, campaigners urge

The Campaign for Better Transport has called on the next government to get more people onto the bus.

Nottingham refuses school use for elections

Nottingham City Council has announced that no schools in the city will close to become polling stations at December’s General Election.

Billions needed to meet rising costs of adult social care

Councils will need billions in extra funding over the next Parliament if they are to meet the rising costs of providing adult social care.

Bellwin scheme activated to support flood-hit communities

The government has activated the emergency Bellwin scheme in response to recent flooding in Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

Students expected vote tactically over Brexit

The Higher Education Policy Institute has revealed that more than half of students are ready to vote tactically in the General Election.

Manifesto for the North published as campaigning begins

Northern business and elected leaders have set out a bold new vision for the North of England.

Clearer labelling key to boosting recycling rates

The LGA says clearer labelling on all products and increased charges for hard to recycle products are needed to help councils boost recycling rates.

Labour promises ‘irreversible shift’ in political decision making

John McDonnell is to promise an ‘irreversible shift in the centre of gravity in political decision making and investment’ from London to the North.

Majority of public back 2030 zero carbon target

The majority of the UK public and almost half of Conservative voters back the total decarbonisation of the UK economy by 2030.

Lib Dems, Plaid Cymru and Greens agree electoral pact

The Liberal Democrats, Plaid Cymru and the Green Party have finalised a plan to step aside for each other in the General Election.

Food bank-reliant households live off £50 a week

Almost one in five using food banks have no money coming in at all in the month before being referred for emergency food.

£4.7 million to cut school exclusions in London

London’s Violence Reduction Unit is investing £4.7 million to tackle school exclusions.

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