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Jim O'Neill

Exclusive: Treasury minister sets criteria for devo deals

3-Aug-2015 7:00 am | By Keith Cooper

Commercial secretary to the Treasury hails “seismic shift”in way councils relate to each other

Winterbourne View

Funding transfer will challenge new Winterbourne reform plan

3-Aug-2015 7:18 am | By Chloe Stothart

Guidance on a new care model for people with learning disabilities has been published

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


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

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

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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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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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


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


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


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Capsticks 10

The new drivers for collaboration


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

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Charles Mindenhall

Accessing the power of employee ownership


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


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

Alex Fox, chief executive, Shared Lives, and board co-chair, Think Local Act Personal

Service reform must start with an understanding of 'neighbourhood' Subscription Required

3-Aug-2015 | By Alex Fox

Scale will become increasingly important in shaping health and care service provision

Lord O’Neill, commercial secretary to the Treasury

Devolution has created a seismic shift in the way authorities work together Subscription Required

3-Aug-2015 | By Lord O'Neill

Commercial secretary to the Treasury Lord O’Neill says local authorities are co-operating in a way previously thought impossible

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

Statistics should be free from political interference Subscription Required


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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Mapping Climate Change: How to prepare for the future


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London Pride: the capital's boroughs at 50


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