The government’s criteria for much of its housing funding risks exacerbating the divides exposed by the Brexit referendum
What does the future hold for the companies and joint ventures created to get around the borrowing cap?
The use of permitted development rights is costing communities and council planning teams dear – but the government wants to extend them
Heathrow runway challenge reaches High CourtSubscription
Five councils join mayor of London and Greenpeace in judical review bid
Meanwhile LGA questions criteria for distribution of Brexit ports funding
Utility companies could be better held to account for poor road repairs that cause potholes, potentially saving councils millions.
Successful completion of Northern Powerhouse Rail is reliant on the full completion of HS2, a parliamentary committee has been told.
Unitary to spend £45m on local shopping centreSubscription
Medway Council has approved the purchase of the lease on the Pentagon shopping centre in Chatham town centre for £45m.
Andy Burnham says message from minister in parliament differs from advice received from civil servants
Ministry to act on 'limbo' planning appealsSubscription
Review suggests appeal wait times could be cut by five months