A Socitm survey has released findings indicating 70 per cent of councils provide a ‘good’ or ‘very good’ parking service online.

Lancashire County Council and Brighton & Hove City Council have both announced plans to generate significant savings by losing staff.

The Financial Conduct Authority have approved plans to pool £25 billion of local authority pension funds.

The Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) has warned that planned cuts to the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) budget will mean councils losing out and only being able to provide basic services.

The Highland Council is contemplating a proposal to reduce its working week to four and a half days.

300,000 homes will be better protected from flooding by 2021 following a £2.3 billion investment in flood defence schemes.

George Osborne has revealed that councils will be given even more powers over decision making in their local areas as part of his Spending Review and Autumn Statement.

As part of his joint Spending Review and Autumn Statement, Chancellor George Osborne has revealed that the housing budget is to be doubled to £2 billion a year.

Proposed reforms to the number of Welsh council’s could save up to £650 million over the next ten years, according to figures from the Welsh Government.

With the wintery weather affecting most parts of the country, councils have stockpiled 1.2 million tonnes of salt in preparation for further weathe

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has published figures showing that England’s 444 local authorities hold £22.5 billion in non-ringfenced reserves.

A review has been launched to ensure that local communities benefit from development in their area.

Flintshire County Council has opted to suspend the Right to Buy scheme in its area due to a shortage of social housing.

Andy Street, the managing director of John lewis, has been appointed as the lead non-executive director at the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG).

The West Midlands has won a devolution deal, receiving £1.2 billion in spending power from the government which it will use over the next 30 years.

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