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Exclusive: LGA ends Liberata outsourcing deal early Subscription Required

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Contract terminated ‘on basis of convenience to reflect changing business requirements’

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Pickles targets Greenwich over local newspaper Subscription Required

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Communities secretary set to issue direction to end weekly publication of Greenwich Time

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Exclusive: LGA peer review set to challenge governance Subscription Required

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Review will praise lobbying work but question whether there are too many boards, LGC understands

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Labour promises flexibility over plan to boost wellbeing board role Subscription Required

29-Jan-2015 6:25 am | By Sarah Calkin

Accountability and funding concerns emerge after Miliband launches 10-year plan

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Growth deal: winners and losers Subscription Required

29-Jan-2015 11:56 am | By David Paine

LGC analyses the second wave of growth deal funding allocations

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Nick Golding , LGC editor

Labour's integration vision must be backed with detail

28-Jan-2015 | By Nick Golding

Key questions about leadership and funding remain, writes LGC’s editor Nick Golding

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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


Andrew Cozens, independent social care and health specialist

The social care sector must stop squabbling and speak truth to power Subscription Required

29-Jan-2015 | By Andrew Cozens

Andrew Cozens calls on the sector to recognise its own intrinsic worth

Anthony Zacharzewski, founder of the Democratic Society

The referendum has changed Scottish local democracy Subscription Required

28-Jan-2015 | By Anthony Zacharzewski

The Democratic Society’s Anthony Zacharzewski on the new democratic energy in Scotland

Jim Harker (Con), leader, Northamptonshire CC, and economic growth spokesman, County Councils Network

Tri-county proposals show our readiness for change Subscription Required

27-Jan-2015 | By Jim Harker

Northamptonshire leader Jim Harker says rural economies are about to thrive

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Paul Bradbury, Civica

Local government priorities in 2015


Civica’s Paul Bradbury give his tips on a milestone year for local government

Chris Naylor

Barnet is using detailed data to commission better services


Barnet LBC’s Chris Naylor and Capita’s Andy Theedom explain the borough’s use of resident data

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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

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

Pickles' likely demise will spell a return to the cult of reorganisation Subscription Required

29-Jan-2015 | By Tony Travers

The communities secretary’s ministerial longevity has at least spared councils from restructuring, writes the LSE’s Tony Travers

Rich Hornby, chief finance officer, Coastal West Sussex CCG

'Did you have to put patients in the management office?' Subscription Required

29-Jan-2015 | By Richard Hornby

In the NHS, questions about the busy Christmas period have a different meaning, writes Rich Hornby, chief finance officer at Coastal West Sussex CCG

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LGC council tax tracker 2015


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

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Hugh Grover, collective pension investment director at London Councils

London Councils hires Northern Trust for CIV services Subscription Required


Councils make progress with collective pension vehicle

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