Campaigners argue against ‘counterproductive’ way of standardising services and outsourcing contracts, encouraging councils to ‘keep it local’.

Peterborough City Council could end its waste and recycling contract with Amey by mutual consent under new budget proposals.

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has announced £375,000 of new funding to further encourage the reporting and prevention of hate crime.

Professional people from working class backgrounds are paid £6,800 less than their colleagues from more affluent backgrounds.

Bath & North East Somerset Council has given its backing to an 800-space park and ride to the east of the city to handle growing congestion.

Oxfordshire County Council (CC) has approved plans to stop funding for 14 out of 22 day care centres.

A review of sentencing guidelines by the Sentencing Council has directed that speeding fines for the most serious cases in England and Wales are set to rise by 50 per cent.

A substantial increase in construction is needed if the UK government is to meet its target of building a million new homes by 2020.

Theresa May is set to unveil a modern Industrial Strategy to build on Britain’s strengths and secure a future as a competitive, global nation.

The latest 2016 Report on Motoring from the RAC has found the number of motorists that are concerned over the availability of parking has increased

Highland Council has challenged its residents to try and balance its books using an online budget simulator.

Surrey County Council has confirmed it is seeking to increase council tax by 15 per cent, a move which could lead to a county-wide referendum, in a bid to plug a gap in social care costs.

Poole Council has scrapped plans for a £250,000 revamp of its civic centre after widespread criticism.

HMRC has announced it is introducing a new technology to its services that will recognise a customer’s voice when they call and reduce call times.

More than 200 authorities have opted to join the Local Government Association’s (LGA’s) Public Sector Audit Appointments Ltd (PSAA), set up to manage council auditing contracts.

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