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Prime minister promises devolution as Scotland votes 'no' Subscription Required

19-Sep-2014 8:54 am | By David Paine

As Scotland rejects independence, David Cameron raises prospect of English parliament

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Counties hit out at Cameron snub

19-Sep-2014 5:25 pm | By David Blackman

Surrey leader criticises prime minister’s city-focused devolutionary zeal

Key Cities set out ‘bold’ devolution vision

22-Sep-2014 0:01 am | By David Paine

Call for all political parties to live up to their rhetoric and commit to a devolution charter

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Political overhaul at council in merger talks Subscription Required

22-Sep-2014 7:30 am | By Mark Smulian

Wrexham leader and nine councillors quit Labour


London Pension Fund Authority to finance 200 east London homes Subscription Required

19-Sep-2014 8:01 am | By Rachel Dalton

Group to provide 85% of funds for property development

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Nick Golding

Manchester's ambition illuminates the path to devolution

18-Sep-2014 | By Nick Golding

There are signs that local government is grasping the opportunity to capitalise on the devolutionary fervour now apparent south of the border, writes LGC editor Nick Golding

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Matthew Taylor

Call for creative, collaborative action on long-term unemployment Subscription Required

22-Sep-2014 | By Matthew Taylor

Everyone in this system knows they are failing those who most need help, says RSA chief executive Matthew Taylor

David Sparks

Scottish referendum marks an era of change for local government Subscription Required

19-Sep-2014 | By David Sparks

LGA chair David Sparks: Replace the Barnett formula and let us keep 100% of business rates growth

Deborah Cadman

A vital role in shaping and supporting communities Subscription Required

19-Sep-2014 | By Deborah Cadman

The public sector will be smaller in the future, but its role in assuring the quality of services will grow, says Suffolk CC’s Deborah Cadman

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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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Peter Hogg EC Harris

Property, people, planning: essential ingredients for a growth strategy

19-Sep-2014 | By Peter Hogg

The mismatch between funding and demand for services means local authorities must take a fresh look at their assets, says EC Harris’ Peter Hogg

Sue Holloway

People power can improve services and cut costs

18-Sep-2014 | By Sue Holloway

Digital engagement is the catalyst for social transformation, says Northgate’s Sue Holloway

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Maximising seaside attractions to ensure a market for all seasons Subscription Required

19-Sep-2014 | By Martin Swales

South Tyne side chief executive Martin Swales on strategic investment to extend the holiday offer and drive economic growth

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Alastair McLellan: Tackling discrimination of LGBT staff will benefit the entire NHS Subscription Required

20-Sep-2014 | By Alastair McLellan

Of all the types of discrimination blighting healthcare leadership, it is bias based on sexuality that gets the least attention

Michael White

De-industrialised Britain is the biggest loser of open trade Subscription Required

18-Sep-2014 | By Michael White

HSJ columnist Michael White on the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

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