The Local Government Association (LGA) has called for the Work and Health Programme (WHO) powers to be devolved to local authorities in order to avoid repeating the mistakes of the past.

MPs and council leaders have written to Prime Minister Theresa May pressing the government to act on flood defence recommendations before the arrival of Winter, after its review was delayed.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has cautioned that the government’s new Pay to Stay policy will be near impossible to implement on time, due to the administrative complexities involved.

Research has claimed that the failure to improve air pollution in UK cities is due to the political prioritising of economic growth and road safety

The majority of Scotland residents think that local people should be involved in making decisions about the delivery of their public services.

Think tank ResPublica has published a study which highlights instances where poorer communities are missing out on government schemes to improve neighbourhoods.

According to a new poll conducted by We Own It, 57 per cent of people believe the government should allow councils to run their own bus services.

The Scottish Border Council has stepped up its funding offer towards reopening a rail station at Reston in Berwickshire.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has called for powers to allow local authorities to oversee academy budgets, following previous financial scandals.

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a £40 million Discover England fund aimed at helping Britain outcompete other tourism destinations and to

Stoke-on-Trent Council has taken on ‘waste minimisation’ staff to check through residents’ rubbish and ensure they’re throwing away the right kind of waste.

Highland Council is set to sign a contract with WIPRO Holdings UK ltd, allowing the contractor to oversee its technology, including the roll-out of tablet computers in schools.

Charity Mencap has called upon local authorities to do more in helping parents with disabled children access services over the summer holidays.

The Home Affairs Select Committee has called on social media giants such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to show a greater sense of responsibility in targeting groups which are using their services to promote extremism.

A lack of money and further expected budget cuts is putting parks in Brighton and Hove at risk, according to the City Council.

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