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Children

Projected £0.5bn overspend in special educational needs supportSubscription

LGA warns the growing funding gap for SEND support is placing councils at risk of failing to meet their statutory duties

Building site roof

Permitted development rights changes down despite increase in extra homes Subscription

There was a two per cent increase in the number extra homes built and created last year, Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government statistics show.

Ian Hudspeth

Tax rises backed in bid to secure future of social care servicesSubscription

“Important step change” as LGA backs proposed solutions “to the more thorny issues” relating to long-term funding for services

glen garrod

Confidence low among care directors that legal duties can be metSubscription

“I am worried – very worried – that a small but growing number of colleagues are finding their role almost impossible”

Andrew burns

Cipfa past president to lose job as county seeks £35m savingsSubscription

Savings to senior management team and back office being sought in bid to protect frontline services

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Team of the Year shortlist announcedSubscription

The eagerly-awaited shortlist has been unveiled for the LGC Awards Team of the Year category

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