Anglesey Council has become the latest Welsh local authority to stop tenants buying their own council houses.

Powys Council cabinet has agreed to develop a new trading company to run 12 Bupa Care Ltd homes across the county, after its contract with the group expires in May.

Durham County Council has offered a two-year compensation package to teaching assistants (TAs), following a row surrounding its plan to pay the region’s 2,700 TAs for 39 weeks instead of 52.

Former Chancellor George Osborne is set to a chair a new think tank aimed at progressing the Northern Powerhouse plan.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has called on the government to issue councils with more powers to enable them to tackle illegal schools.

A nine point action plan has outlined how Edinburgh City Council plans to reduce the cost of living for tenants and build more affordable homes.

Kingston Council has approved the development of four more Go Cycle developments across the borough.

The government will transfer money to councils to top up the cost of supported housing.

Office for National Statistics figures have shown that the total public sector workforce in this country decreased to 5.3 million in June.

The tourism industry in the Peak District and Derbyshire is set for a boost after the awarding of £1.49 million grant.

The government has announced a £25 million housing and technology fund to help people with learning disabilities live independently.

Residents are being encouraged to complete a survey on the future of local government in Dorset, after receiving minimal response to a consultation

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