Once again, councils are being hamstrung in the pursuit of growth, writes Dan Drillsma-Milgrom
Calculating the percentage by which a local authority’s council tax level will change sounds simple. So why are some councils claiming they could trigger a referendum with a council tax freeze? Dan Drillsma-Milgrom and Ruth Keeling explain
Admission of ‘drafting error’ follows denials from DCLG
- Local government's future role in schools
- LGC View - Pressure on council chiefs
- Data: 'Layman's guide to council tax'
- Councils have a right to feel aggrieved
- Long way to go before councils run the NHS
- Barring councillors from LGPS an inconsistent policy
- Community budgets ‘could save £22bn in five years’
Much has been written about how ‘whole place’ community budgets are being received in Whitehall. But what does a community budget actually look like?
My benchmarks to help decipher the post-election spin
The Budget confounded expectations on city deals. What can we learn from Greater Manchester’s success?
- No love lost on council tax
- History of the 'chiefless' council
- Community budgets - a reason to be cheerful?
- A busy end to the year
- Treading a fine line
- Riots: the interim report
- Has 'Total Place' set local government back years?