In an attempt to save £230,000 in salary costs, the City of York Council is contemplating reorganising its senior management structure.

Sadiq Khan has said that he will review the capital’s housing zone scheme in an attempt to bring about the availability of affordable housing.

A report has called on local government to make land available for groups who desire to establish cohousing communities.

According to a new survey conducted by Unison, government cuts have have lead to 73 per cent of council staff experiencing increased levels of stress.

Liverpool and Wirral councils are set to pilot a social stock exchange scheme in a bid to encourage investors to put their money into local firms.

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has found that government borrowing declined slightly in the month of May, compared to the same time in 2015, but maintained the figure was still higher than expected.

Dundee council has proposed that a minimum of five per cent of the council’s spend on roads and transportation will go towards improving cycling infrastructure.

Grant Thornton has criticised Derby City Council for issues of mismanagement and wastage, in a report which examined governance at the local authority during the 2014/15 financial year.

A new report by the National Audit Office (NAO) has found that the cost off paying off historic debts is squeezing out council’s dwindling revenue resources.

The risks posed by proposed plans to give local authorities the ability to retain 100 per cent of business rate revenue must be addressed before the plans are rolled out, a report from the Communities and Local Government Committee has warned.

Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees has said the council must generate £44 million in savings by next year, in order to address a £60 million budget gap.

The twenty small to medium sized northern cities contribute to nearly a third of the north’s economy, according to a report from Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) North.

Lincolnshire County Council has backtracked on plans to turn of street lighting at 10pm following calls from local residents.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils have announced a new shared finance system that they believe will save an estimated £6.8 million.

An inquiry into whether local authorities can fulfil their statutory obligations with the funding available for adult social care has been launched.

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