Jessica Hill is senior reporter on LGC.
Housing minister Kit Malthouse is holding discussions with the Treasury about whether councils should be allowed to retain a greater portion of their right to buy receipts, he has told LGC.
The outgoing prime minister Theresa May has today called for new design standards to ensure quality is not lost in the drive to build more homes.
Homes England chief’s comments come as Public Accounts Committe finds MHCLG has no idea how it will meet housing target
GM set to pioneer bus franchising outside LondonSubscription
Greater Manchester CA has outlined plans to become the first region outside London to franchise its bus network, as part of mayor Andy Bunham’s ten-year plan to transform the transport system.
A commentary on the increasing number of councils declaring climate emergencies
Software delay leads to clean air zones postponement Subscription
The introduction of the UK’s first clean air zones has been postponed due to a government delay in delivering the systems needed to make the zones operational and enforceable.
West Midlands mayor Andy Street talks to LGC about the cross party collaboration behind the UK’s first local industrial strategy, and why he’s a fan of Chris Grayling
Council has referred eight reports of alleged electoral malpractice to the police
Solace and the AEA suggest the government raise concerns over date of the 2020 local elections
Bristol City Council may have to pay back £1.65m to the government if it doesn’t meet the government’s clean air targets in the shortest time possible.