Justice Secretary Liz Truss is set to meet with leaders of the Prison Officers Association to address growing concerns over safety in jails.

A ‘slow start’ has been made in releasing surplus land to build 160,000 new homes by 2020, a committee report has warned.

A report from the Environment and Rural Affairs Committee has warned that a major reform of the system for managing flood risk is needed.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has warned that the time it would to fix the nation’s roads has risen by a third in a decade.

Conservative MPs are set to join the SNP in demanding a debate on postponing disability benefit cuts.

Dozens of leading businesses have become Northern Powerhouse partners in a major boost to the government’s ambitions.

A new report has said that improving SME access to finance outside of the South East is both a test and opportunity for the government.

The new wave of metro mayors should be granted ‘significant powers’ over planning and housing, a new report has argued.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced that a new Living Wage rate of £8.45 an hour has been set in Scotland.

Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeenshire Council and Moray Council have approved the second stage Inter-Authority Agreement to develop the £150 million facility.

The Commons Justice Committee has said that more attention should be paid towards measures to prevent offenders aged 18-25 from reoffending.

21 organisations representing the solar industry have argued that the industry needs certainty to invest.

The government has approved the expansion of Heathrow airport, to include a third runway, in order to expand the UK’s airport capacity.

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has announced that ‘several hundred’ more children are due to arrive in Britain following the dismantlement of Calais’s ‘Jungle’ camp.

The government is set to review fixed odds betting terminals (FOBT), machines which are common on high streets, and take a closer look at children’s access to gambling.

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