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Election teams defended after EU poll problemsSubscription

Electoral teams “did what they could to make the best of it in a very difficult situation”, a regional returning officer has said following multiple reports of EU citizens being denied their right to vote yesterday. 

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EXCLUSIVE: Street warns next Tory leader against scrapping HS2Subscription

Tory West Midlands CA mayor Andy Street has warned any future Conservative leader against rolling back plans for the high speed rail line

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Met issued improvement notice after 'leadership failures'Subscription

Ofsted found senior leaders had ’no awareness’ of deterioration in services 

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A week in the life...Gordon ElliottSubscription

LGC gets an insight into a typical week for Durham CC’s head of partnerships and community engagement

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Porter: Planning rows fuelled Tory elections 'car crash'Subscription

Frustration over Brexit combined with local planning woes to deliver loss of more than 1,000 seats, LGA chair has said

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New county analysis finds London has enjoyed £2.4bn 'surplus'Subscription

Fresh analysis by PwC uses a new methodology to quantify spending need and finds £50bn funding gap by 2025


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'To make cities smart, harness data and focus on outcomes'Subscription

16 May, 2019 By Nic Paton

Local government’s focus is shifting from technology to objectives. But a conversation must happen on how it uses data