The Local Government Association (LGA) is calling for new powers to tackle people who throw litter from cars.

Two of the largest local government pension funds have pooled their £10 billion assets in a bid to reduce costs by £32 million.

Secretary for Communities and Local Government Greg Clark has called upon councils to seize the opportunity for devolution and take power away from Westminster.

Key public bodies across the country will be legally required to take steps to prevent people from being radicalised under new counter-terror measures.

The military, emergency services and Government are testing their ability to handle a terror attack in London’s largest counter-terrorism exercise to date.

The Local Government Association (LGA) have warned that councils in England could face a £3.3 billion reduction in central government funding for local services in 2016/17.

Islington Council has warned that proposed cuts to the benefit cap will likely lead to a rise in child poverty and homelessness in the borough.

A government programme designed to release public land for new housing has been criticised for misleading statistics and a lack of proper monitoring.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has recommended that the business rate appeals system should be reformed to help protect vital local services supporting communities and businesses

Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has released an analysis which predicts that many parts of England will be unavailable for larger families on benefits.

Council leaders want to issue fines on lorry drivers who ignore weight restrictions on minor roads, according the Local Government Association (LGA)

A report published on 18 June found that repairs to the Houses of Parliament could cost up to £5.7 billion and take 32 years if MPs do not vacate the building.


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