David Paine is chief reporter on LGC.
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North west to receive the most amount of funding for roads repairs when considered as a proportion of the length of road each area is responsible for
There was a two per cent increase in the number extra homes built and created last year, Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government statistics show.
However, health and social care secretary indicates public health budgets will not be amended for 2019-20
Savings to senior management team and back office being sought in bid to protect frontline services
James Brokenshire warns “any deterioration in the performance of Northamptonshire children’s services cannot continue”
Ofsted inspectors find services relating to the county’s multi-agency safeguarding hub “have significantly declined in the past two years”
“We have heard the narrative but the idea of merging the 32 boroughs into super boroughs is not something that we think is the right way forward”
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Research finds austerity has “undoubtedly impacted on children and families, fuelling demand” for councils’ services
Districts express disappointment at decision as they consider their options