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Meg Hillier

MPs demand 10-year plan for social care Subscription

Public Accounts Committee report says the government currently has no effective strategy to integrate the NHS and social care

Rob Whiteman

Widespread financial failure would be 'catastrophic' for sectorSubscription

Concerns raised about the quality of council chief executives and the role of auditors

Hands Up

Councils urged to rethink the way services are commissionedSubscription

Chiefs told when councils do apply a social values approach to commissioning services can be “cheaper, more responsive, innovative and equitable”

Child sexual abuse

'I was never treated as a victim' - councils challenged on CSESubscription

Local government has been lambasted for its use of “impenetrable” language and systems that hinder rather than help prevent children from being abused

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Kirklees launches review after child abuse convictionsSubscription

Kirklees Metropolitan Council has launched an independent review of its response at the time of the rape and abuse of girls in Huddersfield.

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County makes interim chief permanentSubscription

“Like every other local authority, Lancashire County Council faces challenges with growing demand and reducing resources.”

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LGC Confidence Survey 2018