Jessica Hill is senior reporter on LGC.
Mayor accused of 'unprecedented cronyism' Subscription
Cambridgeshire & Peterborough CA mayor James Palmer has appointed four former colleagues to senior roles
More than half of councils (52%) are experiencing issues with plastic markets as a result of restrictions on plastic imports imposed by China and some neighbouring countries, a new survey has found.
Development of batteries for elecric vehicles will be central to the strategy
UPDATED: Whiteman calls for fair funding delaySubscription
The chief executive of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy Rob Whiteman says the fair funding review should be delayed until after the Spending Review.
City ordered to start charging vehicles, including private cars
The offence will cover candidates and campaigners but not returning officers and their staff
Numbers represent less than 1% of the electorate in pilot areas
Greens gain presence on 51 new councilsSubscription
The Green Party have won seats on 51 councils for the first time in a result partly attributed to the recent Extinction Rebellion protests.
Tories hold on to LGA by tiny margin Subscription
The Conservatives have narrowly held on to control of the LGA, following last week’s local elections.
The chief secretary to the treasury has said that children with special educational needs are a “real priority” in the spending review, which she insisted would cover a three year period.