Failure to meet strict EU standards on air pollution could add 15 to the average annual council tax bill and kill thousands of people every year, townhalls have warned
I strongly believe that local breakdown requires local solutions. As such I was delighted to welcome to the House of Commons on Wednesday a team highlighting Westminster City Council’s Family Recovery Programme (FRP)
Elected politicians with a remit for community safety must be able to remove police chiefs who are not focusing on and delivering the outcomes they desire, writes James Morris for Local Government Lawyer
A city once wreathed in smoke and deafened by shipyard steel-hammers, has transformed itself into the greenest in Britain, according to the country’s most comprehensive sustainability audit.
The Conservative party plans, which would fund nature protection through the sale of conservation credits to developers, have been met with caution by wildlife groups
Labour railroaded the closure of 2,500 Post Offices with ‘sham’ consultations and ‘a real lack of concern’ for the impact on people’s lives, a damning report from MPs will say today.
The main problem with the current system is that community services do not touch most of the elderly until they see a GP or are admitted to hospital with a serious illness
Total Place is a new initiative to examine how cutting out duplication in public service delivery can improve quality and reduce costs. But is this really a ‘magic bullet’ solution?
As many as five million people struggle to get to their local Post Office, according to Government research. The report by the Department for Communities and Local Government found one in 10 households ? had problems accessing their local branch.
The latest official figures on pollution show that carbon dioxide emissions have fallen in more than three-quarters of local authorities. The Department of Energy and Climate Change report covers the period from 2005 to 2007.