Andy Street has vowed to turn the West Midlands into Britain’s economic powerhouse as he enters the race to become the region’s first elected mayor

The Liberal Democrats are prepared to raise taxes to fund an NHS ‘that meets the needs of everyone’, the party's annual conference will hear.

The Business, Innovation and Skills Committee has launched an inquiry into corporate governance, with a specific focus on executive pay, worker rep

Former Chancellor George Osborne is set to a chair a new think tank aimed at progressing the Northern Powerhouse plan.

The government will transfer money to councils to top up the cost of supported housing.

Office for National Statistics figures have shown that the total public sector workforce in this country decreased to 5.3 million in June.

Government-funded care for the elderly is becoming increasingly rationed, leaving growing numbers to fend for themselves, a review has suggested.

Former European Council president Herman Van Rompuy has warned that substantive Brexit talks are unlikely to start before the end of 2017.

Manchester City Council's chief executive Sir Howard Bernstein has announced that he will retire next year.

Following a comprehensive review of the Hinkley Point C project, the government has decided to proceed with the first new nuclear power station.

Cornwall Council has rejected proposals to change constituency boundaries and join with Devon, claiming the plans are ‘inequitable and unlawful’.

The National Audit Office (NAO) has published a report criticising the UK government’s approach to digital security.

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has said that the HS2 rail link needs a ‘realistic timetable’ if the new link is to be a success.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has called on the government to address the gap between household income and rising rents, by allowing councils to build more affordable homes.

The Department of Health has announced a new £816 million investment to fund NHS research into mental health, dementia and antimicrobial resistance.

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