Robert Cusack, reporter, Local Government Chronicle
- 020 3953 2016
The Labour party will aim to “reinvigorate” high streets
Association of Labour Councillors which would engage in discussions before the democracy review is brought back to conference next year
John Healey said: “It will fall to Labour to put a brake on the growing gap between Britain’s housing ‘haves’ and ‘have-nots’”
The shadow education secretary has announced plans to abolish free schools and introduce greater local democratic control for academies at conference on Monday.
The commission chair said it wanted the review aims to increase public involvement in the planning process.
Government's digital innovation fund opensSubscription
Councils can bid for up to £100,000 funding for digital services from Monday
The almo is to be brought back in-house following numerous complaints over its services and claims of “incompetence and neglect”
Housing and communities secretary perceived to be the “main stumbling block” to a One Yorkshire devolution deal by Leeds City Council’s leader
End-date announced for intervention in RotherhamSubscription
All powers are to be returned to the council, including for children’s social care, by Sunday.
The new funding will reportedly be “the first time any government has offered housing associations such long-term certainty”.