Nick Golding is LGC editor.
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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
Commentary on Liz Truss’s bid to merge key ministries
DIGEST: Residents of an Ealing LBC estate have overwhelmingly backed proposals to rebuild their estate in the first instance in London of consent being given through a mandatory ballot.
Commentary on a turbulent week in Westminster
Richer areas 'to benefit more' from settlementSubscription
Richer areas will be the beneficiaries of much of the extra funding found for the sector in yesterday’s local government settlement, it has been claimed.
Commentary on an underwhelming local government finance settlement
The settlement “contains little to provide any assurance about the long-term sustainability of local services”, ministers told