London Councils has created a new, borough-wide counter-fraud hub, aiming to save taxpayers an average of £60 million a year.

Broadband speeds advertised to customers are ‘misleading’ for remote rural areas, the Local Government Association (LGA) has said.

Nottingham City Council has met its climate change (CC) target four years ahead of schedule, after applying a range of energy saving initiatives.

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust has joined forces with South Yorkshire police and firefighters to reduce the demand on 999 responders.

Lambeth council is set to review its security and access arrangements after council staff and councillors were subject to aggression and abuse from protestors.

Wrexham council has announced a new aim to increase recycling rates to over 62 per cent.

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a proposal to divert fracking funds destined for local authorities to be given directly to households instead.

A study by housing charity Shelter has warned that one in three families in England would be unable to pay their rent or mortgage for more than one month if they lost their job.

Labour has announced Shadow Home Secretary Andy Burnham as its candidate for Greater Manchester’s first mayoral election.

IPPR has urged for a ‘North First’ approach to infrastructure investment following the release of funding details.

Sadiq Khan has confirmed plans for the first of a series of ‘Low Emission Bus Zones’ as part of his plans to clean up the capital’s toxic air.

Liverpool City Council and Cancer Research UK have combined efforts to increase awareness of skin cancer and ensure the disease is firmly on the local authority’s health agenda.

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Event Diary

The annual Digital Government conference will be returning to the QEII Centre, London on Thursday 24th May.