A public consultation has found that transport is a top priority for the West Midlands Combined Authority.

Hundreds of nursery schools could close if the government presses ahead with plans to offer 30 hours a week of free childcare, the NAHT has warned.

A new £40 million entrepreneur fund backed by the British Business Bank has been announced by Small Business Minister Margot James.

A new report has suggested that UK’s cities are lagging behind their European counterparts in terms of skills, productivity and innovation.

Council leaders have praised a judicial review which ruled that councils should remain exempt from VAT on commercial waste collections.

Former Conservative Health Secretary Andrew Lansley has said that the NHS should get a ‘Brexit bonus’ of £5 billion a year.

Malcolm Harrison has been appointed chief executive of Crown Commercial Service (CCS), effective from 1 November 2016.

More small and medium-sized businesses have negative attitudes about future business plans than positive for the first time in four years.

Southwark Council has said it is seeking a judicial review over the government’s decision to block a compulsory purchase order (CPO) on Aylesbury Estate, as part of the council’s wider plans for a regeneration scheme.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has called for more control over taxes and public services, akin to those given to the mayors of Chicago and New York.

The UK government has invited Derry City & Strabane Council to put forward proposals to sustain the Londonderry to London air route, following the recent announcement by Ryanair that it would stop serving the route and the end of March 2017.

Ofsted has rated children services run by Wirral Council as ‘inadequate’, after an investigation found ‘widespread and serious failures’.

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