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London calls for Jobcentre co-locationSubscription

London Councils demand greater devolution of employment services to address stubbornly high youth unemployment


NAO: DfE does not understand children's social care demand Subscription

Report reveals wide variation in spend, activity and quality

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Academy trusts are not transparent or accountable, MPs warnSubscription

LGA says findings reinforce call for councils to be allowed to oversee failing academies

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Prevent programme to be reviewedSubscription

Government gives in to calls for flagship anti-extremism programme to be independently reviewed

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London Councils warns Javid over £30k immigration threshold Subscription

The proposed £30,000 post-Brexit salary threshold for EU migrants risks destabilising the capital’s social care services and hampering efforts to tackle the housing crisis, London Councils has warned.

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Dawes: No-deal Brexit could mean councils take on ports roleSubscription

Melanie Dawes tells MPs local government should receive new burdens funding for any new responsibilities


LGC special report: Commercialisation