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Miliband and Burnham visit George Eliot Hospital 26 January 2015

Labour plans 'single budgets' for health and social care

27-Jan-2015 8:02 am | By James Illman, Dave West, Ben Clover

NHS organisations will start to provide social care under Labour’s 10-year plan

Stephen Hughes, incoming executive director of the LGA

Former Birmingham chief takes senior LGA job Subscription Required

27-Jan-2015 10:24 am | By

Stephen Hughes appointed executive director of the LGA

Welsh public services minister Leighton Andrews

BREAKING: Welsh council merger plans rejected Subscription Required

27-Jan-2015 11:42 am | By Sarah Calkin

Government rejects all three volutary proposals from councils

Northampton General Hospital

Northamptonshire agrees revamped better care fund plan Subscription Required

27-Jan-2015 10:25 am | By Nick Renaud-Komiya

NHS England called into mediate between county council and NHS

Dawn Turner Environment Agency

LGPS funds join effort to boost scrutiny of equity investment Subscription Required

27-Jan-2015 7:31 am | By Rachel Dalton

Guide aims to help funds hold managers to account

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Nick Golding, LGC editor

It's hard to argue the sector is reeling without increasing tax bills

22-Jan-2015 | By Nick Golding

LGC editor Nick Golding observes members prioritising lower council tax bills above service retention

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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


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Keith Ward, audit director, Baker Tilly

Broadening horizons: social impact in action

22-Jan-2015 | By Keith Ward

Baker Tilly’s Keith Ward on the changing economic landscape

Peter Hogg, partner and head of government and municipals sector, EC Harris

Using land and property to power local services

22-Jan-2015 | By Peter Hogg

Local authorities must work their land assets, says EC Harris’ Peter Hogg

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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

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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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Inside Out: Let's see through the politics and religion to stand together Subscription Required


Sir Simon Milton’s response to the London bombings offers us inspiration at times of tension, writes LGC’s secret council chief executive contributor

Health Service Journal editor Alastair McLellan

What role for private providers in the NHS after the election? Subscription Required

25-Jan-2015 | By Alastair McLellan

The new government, whatever its colour, will have to engage the private sector in tackling the backlog of elective referrals, says HSJ’s Alastair McLellan

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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

David Sparks, chair, LGA

We're telling the next government: No more cuts Subscription Required

26-Jan-2015 | By David Sparks

LGA chair David Sparks has a clear message for the next government

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

The DCLG's spending claims exemplify the culture that has eroded public trust


It would be naive of national politicians to imagine they can disguise the true impact of what has happened, write the LSE’s Tony Travers

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