Nick Golding is LGC editor.
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Commentary on how councils can learn from English cricket’s finest hour.
The former Doncaster chief on her management style and the council’s recovery
Britain is “failing to answer the exam question” by ignoring its most important dilemmas as it debates its post-Brexit future, Jo Miller has told LGC.
Baxendale quits Birmingham for NZ's ChristchurchSubscription
Dawn Baxendale has announced she is to quit as Birmingham City Council chief executive to take the same position at New Zealand’s Christchurch City Council.
Councillors and officers have given new accounts of the scale of abuse, violence and intimidation they experience and the extreme measures they are taking to deter it amid growing concern over a breakdown of political civility.
Local government has so far somehow largely withstood austerity – but it now faces an additional threat which could be every bit as grave. This is a threat which is hard to measure but is nevertheless both palpable and disturbing.
Brunel Pension Partnership chief to departSubscription
The chief executive of the Brunel Pension Partnership Limited has resigned, reportedly saying it now needs a “different style of leadership”.
Lib Dem front-runner pledges 'devo revolution'Subscription
The front-runner in the Liberal Democrat leadership contest has pledged a government led by her party would instigate a “devolution revolution”, in which principal authorities’ powers would be enhanced.
LGA 2019 review: while the centre implodes, we’re the sensible ones with the glow-sticksSubscription
Commentary on a sunny LGA conference - sunny in weather and in delegate disposition,
Attacks and intimidation against officers are a symptom of discontent in the era of populism, writes LGC editor Nick Golding.