The government’s short-term plan to address the funding crisis will only make places poorer, writes LGC editor Sarah Calkin.
Somerset Council is “rummaging through the attic” for assets to sell because “the family silver has already been sold”, after ...
The Conservatives have lost overall control of Thurrock Council after two councillors voted against he budget last week. Last ...
The Treasury has announced an additional £165m to make an additional 200 children’s social care placements available as part of a productivity drive in the public sector. With the chancellor Jeremy ...
Three councils have told LGC they plan to use exceptional financial support for next financial year to plug the gap in funding for children’s services. Last week, the government announced in principle ...
Concerns about the shortage and unaffordability of temporary accommodation are by no means confined to district councils. It is having a grave financial impact on all types of council nationwide. All ...
The government is minded to grant Bradford MDC £220m in exceptional financial support for two financial years but also handed ...
London boroughs' monthly spend on temporary accommodation for homeless households grew by almost 40% last year, reaching £90m ...
The government has announced that over £220m of additional funding will be given to councils to combat homelessness and rough ...
Changing workstyles are affecting organisational culture, staff wellbeing and value for money, says Martin Forbes, senior ...
It’s not only her day job that convinces Helen Burridge of the increasingly widespread interest in making old homes greener ...
In principle support for these councils for 2024-25 is worth around £1.5bn, enabling them to use capital receipts from asset sales or borrowing to fund day-to-day costs up to that amount. Further in ...