Nick Golding is LGC editor.
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Commentary on a cautionary story from the US which should be heeded by our councils
Welcome to the new LGC magazine. We believe a weightier tome, with more space to explore ideas, challenges and innovations, is the ideal complement to our LGCplus.com online news service, which has an emphasis on rapidly analysing the latest developments.
Commentary on James Brokenshire’s final finance settlement this afternoon
Reaction to the final local government finance settlement
Fair funding review must not drive us apartSubscription
Commentary on the ramping up of the battle for fairness
Many have noted irony in ministers latterly urging caution about commercialism in local government.
Public health should be overseen by the guardian of place, not the guardian of hospitalsSubscription
The suggestion public health should be wrenched away from local government back towards the health service is in keeping with an era in which farce has seemingly become the driving force in national politics.
In his first interview as Solace president, Martin Swales sets out his ambitions for his tenure
Public health must stay localSubscription
Commentary on a week of confusion in public health
A chance to unite and celebrateSubscription
The pioneers in local government