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Former minister Lord Heseltine has urged local authorities to merge the roles of chief executive and council leader into a single, democratically elected role. In an exclusive interview with the Local Leaders Network, the Government's growth adviser said combining the roles would save councils money. "You have this e...
Local Government Association press release Parts of the country with tens of thousands of families languishing on social housing waiting lists are being prevented...
Local Government Association press release Responding to the Audit Commission's Tough Times Report, Sir Merrick Cockell, Chairman of the Local Government Associat...
Local Government Association press release Responding to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation's report on how councils are coping with cuts to funding, Sir Merric...
Labour press release Hilary Benn MP, Labour's Shadow Communities and Local Government Secretary, responding to an Audit Commission on council finance, said: "T...
The Government’s programme to help ‘troubles families’ has helped 22,000 families, the Communities Secretary has said. Eric Pickles said the troubled families pro...
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