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.

Polls opened at 07:00 in the referendum on whether the UK should remain a member of the European Union or leave.

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.

A freedom of Information request (FoI) submitted by The Times has revealed that councils across England and Wale referred a total of 284 to the government’s deradicalisation programme, Channel, in 2015.

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.

York City Council has revealed in its Local Plan that it has earmarked land which it intends to build 10,700 new homes upon, by 2037.

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has claimed that the government’s plans to devolve business rates to local authorities failed to provide poorer areas with an incentive to grow their economies.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has called for a recall of faulty tumble dryers, which it claims pose a large fire risk.

The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has been officially launched, bringing together Sandwell, Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Solihull, Walsall and Wolverhampton councils.

Unite has warned against Greenwich Council’s plans to close mobile library services, arguing it could threaten children’s literacy.

Up to 600 people who were wrongly turned away from Barnet council’s polling stations for mayoral and London assembly elections on 5 May could be entitled to compensation, an inquiry has claimed.

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.

Enfield council has enrolled IPsoft’s technology platform, Amelia, to improve local service delivery, including bettering ease of application completion and simplifying internal processes.

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