Andrew Lansley has voiced his disappointment at the lack of extra funding for the NHS and social care in the Autumn Statement.

Northampton Borough Council has apologised over its handling of a loan to Northampton Town Football Club, after a report by its internal auditor Price Waterhouse Cooper (PwC), described the council’s management as ‘inadequate’.

Health and social care leaders and the Local Government Association (LGA) have condemned Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s Autumn Statement as a missed opportunity to announce new investment in care.

The Autumn Statement saw Chancellor Philip Hammond vow to make the UK economy ‘resilient’, despite its decision to leave the EU and has forecasted a higher borrowing and slower growth.

The final councils have backed plans for the £800 million devolution deal for the Cambridge and Peterborough to go ahead.

According to official figures, government borrowing fell by more than expected to £4.8 billion in October thanks to record for tax revenues for the month.

Oxford County Council is considering a controversial levy on workplace car parking in an attempt to cut road congestion.

The Aberdeen City Region Deal has been launched with the official signing of the £250 million agreement.

A new report has shown that 94 per cent of social housing providers believe that the government’s housing policy needs to be improved.

Cardiff Council cabinet is expected to hear progress proposals for an £8 billion tidal lagoon in Cardiff Bay.

Chancellor Philip Hammond has been urged to prioritise transport links in the region as part of his upcoming Autumn Statement.

Friends of the Earth have revealed that there is no funding earmarked specifically for natural flood management, despite ministers encouragement.

Nine former Health Secretaries have voiced ‘alarm and dismay’ at the government's failure to improve mental health services.

Savings of £31 million have been delivered to Barnet Council three years after the council outsourced a contract to Capita.

The government ‘must do more’ to understand local authority finances and their impact on taxpayers, PAC says.

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