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Labour plans 'single budgets' for health and social care

26-Jan-2015 10:02 pm | By James Illman, Dave West, Ben Clover

NHS organisations will start to provide social care under Labour’s 10-year plan

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One leader blocks combined authority budget Subscription Required

26-Jan-2015 7:14 am | By Mark Smulian

North East must rethink after Sunderland objections

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London boroughs to merge staff

26-Jan-2015 8:06 am | By Mark Smulian

Richmond and Wandsworth agree after alternative deal collapsed


Councils to keep business rates from fracking Subscription Required

26-Jan-2015 10:51 am | By Sarah Calkin

Government rejects claims plans are not consistent with impartial planning decisions

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Poll shows chiefs oppose land charge change Subscription Required

26-Jan-2015 11:04 am | By Mark Smulian

‘Untested scheme’ could cause collapse in home sales, say LGA and property firms

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Nick Golding, LGC editor

It's hard to argue the sector is reeling without increasing tax bills

22-Jan-2015 | By Nick Golding

LGC editor Nick Golding observes members prioritising lower council tax bills above service retention

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Rob Gregory, group manager for neighbourhoods and communities, Great Yarmouth BC

Local parents employed to support troubled families Subscription Required


Great Yarmouth is employing local parents as part of a neighbourhood approach to troubled families


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Keith Ward, audit director, Baker Tilly

Broadening horizons: social impact in action

22-Jan-2015 | By Keith Ward

Baker Tilly’s Keith Ward on the changing economic landscape

Peter Hogg, partner and head of government and municipals sector, EC Harris

Using land and property to power local services

22-Jan-2015 | By Peter Hogg

Local authorities must work their land assets, says EC Harris’ Peter Hogg

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LGC's service delivery channel in association with Serco

Gareth Moss, strategic partnership director for local government, Serco

Can councils succeed where supermarkets have not?


Gareth Moss on new ways of delivering sensitive services

Rachel Whitworth

A catalytic role at the heart of the community


Rachel Whitworth on the new role of the local authority

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LGC roundtable in association with Sanofi Pasteur MSD

Public health two years on

19-Dec-2014 | By Nic Paton

The successes and challenges councils have faced in the wake of the Health & Social Care Act. Nic Paton reports on an LGC roundtable in association with Sanofi Pasteur MSD

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LGC council tax tracker 2015


Latest updates on council tax proposals from every local authority in England

David Sparks, chair, LGA

We're telling the next government: No more cuts Subscription Required

26-Jan-2015 | By David Sparks

LGA chair David Sparks has a clear message for the next government

Katherine Kerswel, director general of civil service reform at the Cabinet Office until July 2014

My three tips for the new DCLG permanent secretary Subscription Required

23-Jan-2015 | By Katherine Kerswell

Katherine Kerswell: ’ Whitehall is truly a bubble and you must burst out of it’

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Tony Travers, director, Greater London Group, London School of Economics

The DCLG's spending claims exemplify the culture that has eroded public trust


It would be naive of national politicians to imagine they can disguise the true impact of what has happened, write the LSE’s Tony Travers

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Health Service Journal editor Alastair McLellan

What role for private providers in the NHS after the election? Subscription Required

25-Jan-2015 | By Alastair McLellan

The new government, whatever its colour, will have to engage the private sector in tackling the backlog of elective referrals, says HSJ’s Alastair McLellan

Health Service Journal columnist Michael White

Cinderella's suitors line up to claim mental health in their political manifestos Subscription Required

24-Jan-2015 | By Michael White

But ‘parity of esteem’ remains an elusive goal in practice, says Health Service Journal columnist Michael White

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