David Paine is chief reporter on LGC.
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Greater Manchester CA has estmiated its economy could lose up to £8bn while Kent CC has warned of a major transport backlog
Westminster to elect first ever Labour lord mayor Subscription
Council leader Nickie Aiken (Con) said “it’s important the lord mayor represents all of Westminster’s residents as part of our commitment to build a city for all”
Concern expressed over councils’ increased reliance on business rates and government’s permitted development rights expansion
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Finance settlement delayed by Brexit voteSubscription
Housing and communities secretary James Brokenshire said the period for making representations on the provisional settlement “will not be truncated”
Spending patterns for 2018-19 suggest councils are continuing to increase their levels of commercial investment
“Mandating biodiversity net gain puts the environment at the heart of planning and development,” says environment secretary Michael Gove
Local authority spending watchdog warns the 32 councils in Scotland face a complex range of challenges and continuing pressure on finances
CQC deputy chief inspector for adult social care for the north region and strategic lead for its enforcement work handed role on interim basis
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