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LGC research finds more than half of section 151 officers have been in their post less than three years
Solace finance spokesperson Martin Reeves responds to LGC’s research into the status of section 151 officers
Streamlined management arrangements reflect more modern ways of working, say some chiefs
Two of the candidates to be the next chair of the Local Government Association have promised to seize on the current chaos within central government to strengthen councils’ role.
The other Conservative leadership contestSubscription
A commentary on the race to become next chair of the LGA
Theresa May has moved to strengthen the role of Northern Powerhouse minister Jake Berry during the final two months of her premiership.
K&C moots voluntary council tax contributions Subscription
The wealthy London borough has more than 10% of the country’s most valuable properties
Chief secretary to the Treasury blames ‘goings on’ within the Conservative party
Kent 'seeks best outcome' over £260m investmentSubscription
Kent CC has said it is “disappointed” by the actions of the investment fund which has hold of £260m of its pension fund’s cash.
Almost 20 local authorities are facing delays of up to three months in the auditing of their accounts due to a staff shortage at their audit firm EY, LGC has learned.