The Local Government Association calls for urgent action to improve youth offending institutions

LGA is calling on the Government to publish a clear action plan following alarming evidence that institutions are dangerously unsafe for young people....Read more

Andy Burnham announces 2018 'Green Summit' for Greater Manchester

Manchester will host a 'Green Summit' as part of a plan to position the region as one of the leading green conurbations in Europe....Read more

Science and Technology Committee gender imbalance reflected in Women and Equalities Committee appointees

Following the appointment of an all-male Science and Technology Committee the Woman and Equality Committee swings in the other direction...Read more

Ambitious vision for economic growth across Sheffield City Region outlined by the Local Enterprise Partnership

Inclusive Industrial Strategy will unlock the potential for faster growth + conference to strengthen links with China...Read more

Matt Culpin of Jadu talking about CRM Lite for Local Authorities.

Customer experience management (CXM) offers a new level of "personalisation" in the management of council/customer relationships....Read more

Devolution has stalled and the Government has hidden the starting handle.

It is two years since the Government deadline for local areas to submit devolution proposals. Around 34 proposals were submitted but the Government wont tell us how things are progressing...Read more

Solving the rural transport conundrum

Better Connected site draws 18.5 thousand users in first six months of 2017

Bins are a national obsession: so how can councils take advantage?

Why are women so under-represented in the Local Government arena?

Midland Metro extension to Birmingham Edgbaston gets £59.8m green light from government

Durham: can it play a solo role in the Northern Powerhouse?

3,000 female councillors needed to bridge gender gap

Axing key services no longer needed says new head of Bedfordshire healthcare review