District ends chief role ahead of reorganisationSubscription
An “inspiring” long-serving chief executive of a Buckinghamshire district is to leave her role ahead of local government reorganisation in the county.
Gove backs ‘all-in’ deposit return schemeSubscription
An ‘all-in’ deposit return scheme (DRS) for England has been backed by environment secretary Michael Gove, who argued that the model would provide the best incentive for consumers to recycle.
More than £100m in funding announced through the government’s housing infrastructure fund has been withdrawn following “funding clarification”, LGC analysis has found.
A significant proportion of senior officers and councillors fear vulnerable people are being disproportionately negatively affected by the rise in the number of homes built through permitted development rights, a new survey has found.
Councils are taking have taken on extra staff or have bought new IT systems to cope with problems cause by the switch to universal credit
Unitary MD departs by mutual consentSubscription
Chief officer to leave after eight years in the role
New horizons and changing chiefs Subscription
Why the new PM must overcome social care inertiaSubscription
Four ways for councils to transfer powerSubscription
Technological advances promise major opportunities to improve local government, but there are doubts about whether the sector is able to take advantage of them