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Greg Clark

Clark pledges intelligent settlement in break with 'rumbustious' Pickles Subscription Required

2-Jul-2015 3:45 pm | By Sarah Calkin

Communities secretary Greg Clark makes speech to the LGA conference in Harrogate

Carolyn Downs

Exercise 'extreme' caution on integration deals, LGA chief warns Subscription Required

2-Jul-2015 6:36 am | By Keith Cooper

Departing chief Carolyn Downs urges authorities to carefully balance the risks in service and budget mergers

Simon Stevens

Stevens: Health devolution plans must have wide benefits Subscription Required

2-Jul-2015 10:50 am | By Sarah Calkin

NHS England chief describes devolution as one of several ways of furthering integration of health and social care

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Sarah Calkin

Devolved powers will bring unfamiliar challenges

2-Jul-2015 | By Sarah Calkin

Councils’ justifiable sense of achievement should not be allowed to turn into a misplaced bravado, writes LGC news editor Sarah Calkin

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Mark Rogers

Responsibility for the health of the under-5s is paradise regained and lost Subscription Required

29-Jun-2015 | By Mark Rogers

Birmingham’s Mark Rogers says local authorities will struggle with public health services for under-5s as cuts bite

Alastair McLellan, HSJ editor

What is an 'acceptable' deficit for the NHS provider sector in 2015-16?

29-Jun-2015 | By Alastair McLellan

The NHS provider sector is in straits similar to those of Greece at the moment but there is no Grexit for those that cannot cope, says Alastair McLellan

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We must maintain pressure on the government to avoid a productivity crisis Subscription Required

29-Jun-2015 | By Tom Stannard

Tom Stannard sets out NIACE’s wishlist for this next parliament

Sue Higgins, executive leader, National Audit Office

A cultural stumbling block is preventing local authorities learning from complaints Subscription Required

26-Jun-2015 | By Sue Higgins

The NAO’s Sue Higgins on the organisation’s latest consumer redress report

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Hampshire granted permission for joint pension board and committee Subscription Required

19-Jun-2015

LGPS fund can combine new governance body with current committee

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Evidencing public health policies

25-Jun-2015 | By Nic Paton

Nic Paton reports on an LGC roundtable held in association with NICE on using evidence in public health

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Twenty years of outstanding performance Subscription Required

2-Jul-2015

As the 20th LGC Awards open for entries, LGC looks back at a selection of Council of the Year winners

Rob Tinlin

Our energy is under public control for the first time in a generation Subscription Required

26-Jun-2015

Chief executive Rob Tinlin explains how Southend’s energy company is tackling fuel poverty

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The new drivers for collaboration

21-May-2015

Elizabeth Austerberry says cost-saving is not enough to drive real collaboration

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David Hutton, head of local government, Bevan Brittan

Accountability is key in devolution deals

2-Jul-2015

Bevan Brittan’s David Hutton on the challenge facing local authorities

Kate Wilson, associate director, Hay Group

Leading from the frontline: the key to effective collaboration

2-Jul-2015

Hay Group’s Kate Wilson explains the value of leadership in integration

Dave Prentis, general secretary, Unison

Strike laws are already tough – we’ll fight this vindictive Trade Unions Bill Subscription Required

2-Jul-2015 | By Dave Prentis

Unison’s Dave Prentis says the government’s proposed reforms are unfair on council workers

Matthew Taylor

Cities must use their new freedoms to develop as ‘networks of networks’ Subscription Required

2-Jul-2015 | By Matthew Taylor

The RSA’s Matthew Taylor on what makes for successful devolved cities

Rob Whiteman, chief executive, Chartered Institute for Public Finance & Accountancy

Rob Whiteman: Councils should resist calls to drive down reserves Subscription Required

1-Jul-2015 | By Rob Whiteman

Councils are prudently earmarking cash, says Cipfa’s chief executive

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Tony Travers

Tony Travers: Transport is heading to a very dark place Subscription Required

1-Jul-2015

Small schemes will be sacrificed on the altar of massive glamour projects

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