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Port of Dover, Kent

Situation ‘critical’ as Kent struggles with influx of asylum seeking children

31-Jul-2015 6:04 pm | By Chloe Stothart

Kent CC has met with government to discuss a ‘national dispersal system’ for unaccompanied asylum seeking children

Richmond House

UPDATED: DH proposes across the board public health cut

31-Jul-2015 11:39 am | By Sarah Calkin

A consultation on how the £200m in year cut to public health budgets has been launched this morning

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Government backs down in Care Act funding row

31-Jul-2015 5:24 pm | By Chloe Stothart

The DH has reversed its decision not to give extra Care Act funding to two councils after they mounted a legal challenge

Engineering

Devolved budget funds new Manchester apprenticeship scheme Subscription Required

31-Jul-2015 10:43 am | By David Paine

Details of one of the first examples of how the region is locally shaping a national scheme

Hexham general hospital

CCG plans handover to 'accountable care organisation'

31-Jul-2015 6:49 am | By Dave West

Move away from commissioner/provider split designed to incentivise provision of out of hospital care

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NHS England will not stop hearing aid ‘rationing’ plan

31-Jul-2015 7:46 am | By Will Hazell

CCG will restrict access to publicly funded hearing aids for the first time in NHS history

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Keith Cooper

Tough devo deadline will put sector to the test

22-Jul-2015 | By Keith Cooper

Securing agreement across local authority and political boundaries in such a short space of time will be a diplomatic challenge, writes LGC acting editor Keith Cooper

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Sean Anstee (Con), leader, Trafford MBC

Diverse councils will mean stronger local government Subscription Required

30-Jul-2015 | By Sean Anstee

Drawing on a wide range of ages and skills has never been more vital for the sector, says Trafford’s Sean Anstee

Chris Wright, chief executive, Catch22

We can use social impact bonds to tackle violent crime Subscription Required

29-Jul-2015 | By Chris Wright

Catch22’s Chris Wright outlines an alternative model for funding complex services

Mike Blackburn, chair, Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership, and BT regional director for the north-west

Devo-Manc will enable us to take a more preventative approach to health and care Subscription Required

28-Jul-2015 | By Mike Blackburn

Our providers will be partners in the process of delivery rather than simply being the recipient of commissions, writes Greater Manchester LEP chair Mike Blackburn

Lord Shipley

Accountability is essential when devolving power Subscription Required

27-Jul-2015 | By Lord Shipley

Lord Shipley on amendments to the Cities & Local Government Devolution Bill

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Pension boards - tell us your story

31-Jul-2015

LGC launches research as deadline to hold first board meetings falls

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Dolly Parton Nottingham Launch

We enlisted Dolly Parton in our bid to improve children's literacy Subscription Required

24-Jul-2015

Nottingham City Council’s Candida Brudenell explains how the council accessed star power to drive its children’s books campaign

Quentin Baker, director, LGSS Law

Our public sector law firm saves taxpayers’ money Subscription Required

23-Jul-2015

Quentin Baker for LGSS Law explains how Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire CCs have radically changed their legal services

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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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Charles Mindenhall

Accessing the power of employee ownership

23-Jul-2015

Charles Mindenhall of Agilisys explains how the organisation’s new structure aligns it with local authorities’ interests

Dean Dickinson, managing director, Advanced Business Solutions

Be ready for anything

9-Jul-2015

Advanced Business Solutions’ Dean Dickinson on the future of local authority budgeting

Max Caller, chair, Local Government Boundary Commission for England

Councillors, boundaries and local democracy: the next five years Subscription Required

31-Jul-2015 | By Max Caller

Max Caller, chair of the Local Government Boundary Commission for England, looks to the future of representation

Fiona Johnstone, director of public health, Wirral MBC

Public health outcomes rely on co-operative work and statutory enforcement Subscription Required

31-Jul-2015 | By Fiona Johnstone

Wirral MBC’s Fiona Johnstone argues local authorities have a responsibility to act – but national measures should be considered too

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

Statistics should be free from political interference Subscription Required

29-Jul-2015

When Pickles killed off regional data he jeopardised our ability to monitor economic and social change, writes LSE’s Tony Travers

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