New figures published by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) have reported that hospital admissions from smoking are increasing.

Experts in the field of council recycling have rejected recent reports recommending changes to the way waste is collected.

80 per cent of local authorities have cut funding for school and college transport programmes since 2010, a new report claims.

56 per cent of local authority chief executives are anticipating that some authorities will face a financial crisis inside the next 12 months.

Councils have welcomed a ban on 'legal highs' that will assist in cutting down on the number of lives damaged by the substances.

New figures released by the DCLG have revealed that the number of newly built homes is at the highest level since 2009.

An inquiry has been launched into the interventions of both Tower Hamlets and Rotherham councils following the imposition of commissioners.

1,000 new homes are to built in London as part of two multi-million pound deals.

Universal Credit, the government’s flagship benefits reform, is now available to all types of claimant in five areas across the UK.

The National Outsourcing Association (NOA) is offering an unlimited number of free places at the NOA Symposium 2016 for employees of public sector organisations.

Voters in Guildford are set to be polled on whether they wish to have a directly-elected mayor.

Children services at Birmingham City Council are due to be taken over by a trust, after Ofsted inspectors branded the service a ‘national disgrace’.

According to the National Audit Office (NAO), taxpayers which are forced to hold the line while calling HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) lost the equivalent of £97 million in 2015.

North Yorkshire Council has voted to approve a fracking operation, the first to be approved in England since a ban was lifted in 2012.

Cities need a wide range of fiscal freedoms in order to deliver economic growth, a new report from Core Cities UK and Metro Dynamics argues.

The government’s digital transformation agenda is picking up momentum, but still faces a number of barriers, according to the second annual Government Digital Trends Survey.

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