Public spending likely ‘to rocket' in next Parliament

Government spending is likely to head back towards levels seen in the 1970s over the next Parliament, regardless of which party wins the General Election.

Review into how net zero future will be funded

The government has launched its Net Zero Review to assess how meeting the UK’s climate commitments also supports growth and balances costs.

New ‘league table’ reveals UK’s EV charging availability

DfT has published a ‘league table’ of data illustrating the public electric car charging infrastructure available across the UK.

School transport costs to rise to £1.2bn by 2024

Unsustainable costs are set to push councils’ bill for providing free home to school transport to £1.2 billion a year by 2024.

£30 million boost for ‘Construction Corridor’

The government will boost its zero carbon homes aims with a £30 million boost for the ‘Construction Corridor’.

£11.5m to tackle poverty and inequality in Scotland

Scottish residents in disadvantaged communities are set to benefit from a range of projects to tackle poverty, inequality and rural disadvantage.

Businesses support giving councils more infrastructure freedom

The majority of businesses in London think that councils should be given more power to deliver infrastructure and housing.

Parking permits set to go digital in Bristol

Residents and businesses needing parking permits in Bristol will no longer have to display a paper version in their car.

Sajid Javid announced infrastructure revolution

Sajid Javid has announced more than £250 million funding for vital infrastructure that will unlock over 20,000 homes nationwide.

Labour laments government’s missed climate deadlines

The government has failed to bring urgent plans to tackle the climate emergency in time to meet the six month deadline set by Parliament.

Blueprint for 100 pound Town Deals revealed

The blueprint for a new generation of multi-million Town Deals, which will regenerate town centres, has been revealed.

Further funding boost to support childcare

Councils will receive a funding boost to deliver free childcare places, enabling parents to work more flexibly.

£500,000 for council’s digital technology innovations

Councils have been awarded more than £500,000 for projects exploring the use of digital technology to improve local public services.

Climate change set to sway next election

Climate change is set to influence the next election, with more than half Britons saying it will affect the way that they vote.

WMCA working with Google in fight against climate change

The West Midlands Combined Authority has teamed up with Google in the fight against climate change.

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