The public and the voluntary sector remain confused about David Cameron’s flagship Big Society idea, MPs say.
It’s time to take the rubbish out of the Christmas break says Alex Thomson.
More than 20 local transport projects with an overall value of 500m will receive fresh funding from the government as it tries to boost infrastructure spending, the Financial Times has learnt.
We need to build more houses, a lot more. And the governments housing strategy, with its panoply of policies, makes clear that they know it. But could it be another government policy that opens the door to local authorities playing a major part in house building?
Local authority leaders have questioned whether the dismantling of the housing revenue account subsidy system will allow councils to start building large numbers of homes.
The Kent Health Commission has been set up to demonstrate how latest health reforms can be made to work for the benefit of all. Alex Thomson explains
Councils can ‘nudge’ communities into creating cleaner, greener neighbourhoods, including how to tackle ice and snow during the winter months argues Dominic Rustecki from Localis.
A key plan setting out how the government intends to implement its flagship public services reform agenda has been delayed until the new year, the Cabinet Office has confirmed.
Councils will only be able to bid for a share of Eric Pickles’ 250m bin collections pot if they commit to weekly residual waste collections, officials have said.
Research has been commissioned into the success of shared chief executives as the number of new appointments tails off.