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London streets

London leaders say there is 'no appetite' for reorganisation Subscription

“We have heard the narrative but the idea of merging the 32 boroughs into super boroughs is not something that we think is the right way forward”

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Northants' children's services deteriorate amid financial uncertaintySubscription

Ofsted inspectors find services relating to the county’s multi-agency safeguarding hub “have significantly declined in the past two years”

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Former Bradford leader and local authority pension fund chair diesSubscription

“Many, many people in the council, the pension fund and across the district…will be sharing a huge sense of loss”

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Interview: Sir Michael Lyons urges more public-private partnershipsSubscription

“We will invest [money] and councils will invest land; we will invest side-by-side”

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Surrey leader David Hodge stands downSubscription

County leader informed Surrey’s Conservative group of his intentions to stand down as group leader on Friday

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District to appoint new chief after election failingsSubscription

Former top officer had been suspended after more than 1,000 voters were disenfranchised in 2017 general election

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