Concerns raised over scale of borrowing to generate profit.
Date set for end to HRA borrowing capSubscription
The government has announced its intention to lift the borrowing cap on Housing Revenue Accounts (HRA) on 30 October.
Funding approved for deadly cladding removalSubscription
The government received applications for 159 buildings, of which 135 were approved for initial funding.
Several local authority pension funds will tailor their investment strategy to mitigate global warming
Futuregov announces acquisitionSubscription
Digest: The business management consultancy FutureGov has announced it has bought the design agency Uscreates.
£240m social care allocations revealedSubscription
London is the biggest regional beneficiary, with a collective allocation of £37.1m.
LGC Confidence Survey 2018
More than half of senior council officers expect local government reorganisation will have to proceed in their area within the next five years, the LGC confidence survey has shown.
Widespread expectation children’s and adults services will be cut but even greater concern roads and library budgets will be slashed
More than 40% of chiefs expect their council to issue a section 114 notice
A large majority of officers remain unconvinced by the national leadership’s approach to local government