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31-Jul-2014 10:16 am | By David Paine

Independent investigation into allegation of breached code of conduct for councillors

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31-Jul-2014 12:40 pm | By David Paine

Challenges for local authorities and partners to deliver increased stock, says report

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Nick Golding

The Care Act must be fully funded

24-Jul-2014 | By Nick Golding

The Care Act finally helps those neglected by policy-makers for generations – but it could result in sweeping cuts to other services, writes LGC acting editor Nick Golding

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Why small councils may be part of a big vision Subscription Required

31-Jul-2014 | By Anthony Zacharzewski

Perhaps efficiency on some issues comes from disaggregation rather than ever-greater scale, says the Democratic Society’s Anthony Zacharzewski

Claire Turner

Policy design and implementation cannot be separated Subscription Required

29-Jul-2014 | By Claire Turner

Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s Claire Turner on the importance of central and local government collaboration

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Councils are calling for a joined-up agenda Subscription Required

28-Jul-2014 | By Derek Myers

Sir Derek Myers reports on the Service Transformation Challenge Panel’s work so far

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Using technology to deliver social care

16-Jul-2014 | By Hannah Fearn

Faced with an ageing population and the implications of the Care Act, councils are turning to new working practices to deliver social care. Hannah Fearn reports on an LGC and Serco roundtable

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Catherine Brogan

Public Health: Current challenges and future direction

24-Jul-2014 | By Catherine Brogan, Rob McCargow

Phast’s Catherine Brogan and Cadence Partners’ Rob McCargow outline four key action points


Innovation in our cities: It’s up to you

24-Jul-2014 | By Philip Dyer

Take the time to look in another direction for inspiration, Atkins’ Philip Dyer advises

Tony Hunter

Commissioners can improve dementia services Subscription Required

30-Jul-2014 | By Tony Hunter

Joint planning can deliver better outcomes, says SCIE’s Tony Hunter

Trojan Horse highlights the need for cultural change Subscription Required

28-Jul-2014 | By Mark Rogers

Birmingham chief executive Mark Rogers on tackling a climate of culpability

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Tom Riordan

How we won the Tour de France Subscription Required

23-Jul-2014 | By Keith Wakefield, Tom Riordan

Leeds chief executive Tom Riordan and leader Keith Wakefield (Lab) reveal how they worked with partners to bring the world’s most prestigious cycle race to Yorkshire

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Assessing Scotland's balance sheet Subscription Required

24-Jul-2014 0:01 am | By Don Peebles

Cipfa Scotland head Don Peebles forecasts Scotland’s financial position whether it votes for independence or not

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21-Jul-2014 | By Rachel Dalton

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