Lord Peter Hain, the former secretary of state for Wales, has said the plans to allow the devolution of income tax without a referendum is folly.

The public has issued support for plans to form a combined authority covering the Solent area.

New proposals have shown that there will be no forced mergers of councils in Wales, but they will be required to work together to deliver key services.

Newcastle City Council is considering a plan to remove almost all school crossing patrols across the region as part of £70 million budget cuts over three years.

Carmarthenshire Council has won an appeal against three Welsh language standards, meaning it will no longer have to implement them.

North Lanarkshire Council has suspended three members of staff amid an ongoing investigation into corruption claims.

Wandsworth and Richmond councils are set to enforce plans which involve sharing a workforce in a bid to generate £10 million in savings per year.

Aberdeen Council is set to consult on plans to create a £120 million ‘waste to energy’ plant to deal with 150,000 tonnes of rubbish produced by the region each year.

Councils in London have generated millions of pounds from drivers who infringe on yellow box junction rules as a result of poor traffic management.

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that the UK will begin the formal Brexit negotiation process by the end of March 2017.

Birmingham City Council has announced it has joined the bidding to host the 2026 Commonwealth Games.

New research published by the RAC Foundation has indicated that installing average speed cameras on roads can reduce the number of fatal and serious crashes by 36 per cent.

Aberdeenshire Council has elected Alison Evison as its new co-leader, following the so-called Legogate row, in which the former council leader expressed dissatisfaction over his Legoland accommodation.

Liverpool City Council has regained control of its markets, after buying them for a sum of £1, from Geraud Markets UK, which has operated them since 2003.

Cambridge City Council has received criticism over its ‘failure to deliver on basic services for residents’.

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It is no mystery that there is a huge task at hand to solve the growing problems of waste, inefficient resources, and the disposal of hazardous materials as our communities develop.

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