Jessica Hill is senior reporter on LGC.
Election teams defended after EU poll problemsSubscription
Electoral teams “did what they could to make the best of it in a very difficult situation”, a regional returning officer has said following multiple reports of EU citizens being denied their right to vote yesterday.
Walkley: The rules of the game are shiftingSubscription
Homes England chief executive Nick Walkley has suggested the agency will broaden its focus to include areas with housing challenges that are unrelated to high demand.
Tory West Midlands CA mayor Andy Street has warned any future Conservative leader against rolling back plans for the high speed rail line
Lawyers say councils are seen as a ’soft target’ by agresssive claims management firms cold calling tenants
Birmingham considers PSPO to break up school demo Subscription
Birmingham City Council leader Ian Ward has proposed using a Public Spaces Protection Order to counter a long running demonstration by Muslim groups outside a primary school.
Three more councils are considering drawing up plans for a tourist tax to help them fill the vacuum left by cuts in government grant funding
Why gender pay gap data doesn't tell the full story Subscription
Despite favouable comparisons with other sectors outsourcing decisions skew council figures
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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.