Millions of people in seven English counties now come under new council areas.
Discussion of our report, entitled ‘Mitigating Economic Crisis Impact through Local Government Initiatives’
Tens of thousands of small companies will see their business rates increasing
The government needs to undertake a series of urgent measures.
Councils need greater freedom to innovate, if they are to deliver the very best services for local people, says James Morris
Local government staff were warned of more job cuts last night
James Morris discusses the recent Conservative green paper – ‘Control shift’ in a comment piece published in Whitehall & Westminster World
Councils will be forced to reveal the pay packages of their chief executives following concern at spiralling salaries.
The father of Baby P is threatening to sue a council for failing to protect his son.