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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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Cipfa issues warning over commercial property investment Subscription

Concerns raised over scale of borrowing to generate profit.

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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.

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LGC survey: Half of officers expect reorganisation within five yearsSubscription

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.

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Funding approved for deadly cladding removalSubscription

The government received applications for 159 buildings, of which 135 were approved for initial funding.

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LGPS funds back Paris climate accord after activist pressureSubscription

Several local authority pension funds will tailor their investment strategy to mitigate global warming

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LGC Confidence Survey 2018