A third of major public sector projects due to be finished by the end of this Parliament may be ‘unachievable’, according to a report from the National Audit Office (NAO).

A cross-party commission to review future funding and structure of health and care services in England, will be proposed in the House of Commons by former minister Norman Lamb on 7 January

New measures announced by the government will allow potential homeowners around the country to need a deposit as small as £1,500 to achieve homeownership.

Worcestershire County Council is considering changes to its employees’ terms and conditions, meaning staff could be forced to take three days of unpaid leave a year.

New research has revealed that there are a record 475,647 homes in England which have been given planning permission but have yet to be built.

Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire have published draft plans for a devolution deal, seeking to create a combined authority for the region.

Ministerial responsibility for fire and rescue services has been transferred from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) to the Home Office.

The District Council’s Network (DCN) has warned that a radical rethink is necessary to reduce the proposed three-year timetable intended for business rate appeals.

Analysis conducted by think tank the Resolution Foundation has suggested that implementing the new National Living Wage (NLW) will have ramifications in lower-paying areas.

The government has announced plans to directly commission the building of affordable homes on public land.

The government has pledged more than £40 million to rebuild and improve flood defences in the aftermath of Storm Eva.

Housing charity Shelter has cautioned that rents and mortgages in England mean a significant number of families are having to skimp on heating and winter clothes in order to meet housing costs.

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