Ed Miliband outlined his priorities for the department in a message to staff following his appointment as Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero.

All regional mayors in England will come together in 10 Downing Street this morning (9 July) to begin the process of shifting power out of Westminster through a major programme of devolution that will power up all corners of the country.

In her first speech as Chancellor, Rachel Reeves has laid out plans to improve the UK's economy.

An independent report by two universities into South Cambridgeshire District Council’s performance during its four-day week trial has been published today (8 July).

Sir Keir Starmer has vowed to "hit the ground running".

Prime minister Keir Starmer is in the process of appointing the new cabinet after Labour's landslide victory at the general election this morning (5 July).

Shaun Davies has stood down as the Local Government Association (LGA) Chair after being elected as the new MP for Telford. 

The Labour Party have won the general election, with Kier Starmer to take the role of prime minister from Rishi Sunak.

Defra has released a report analysing the amount of waste councils across England recycle.

Voters across the country are heading to the polling stations today (4 July).

Gloucester City Council has said it has reduced its expected budget shortfall from £1.5m to £288,000.

Cleansing and waste workers could begin industrial action in weeks in Scotland, affecting half of the country's councils.

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