We round up the reaction from local government
10 October 2013
If councils handle complaints correctly, they can offer a chance to learn from their mistakes, says Dr Jane Martin [...]
31 July 2013
It is a common occurrence for family members to provide care and support to loved ones [...]
27 June 2013
An LGO report highlights the dangers of councils over-relying on informal social care arrangements. Dr Jane Martin explains [...]
15 May 2013
Jane Martin, explains how good public administration can help to ensure the public's confidence in local government [...]
17 October 2012
Local Government Ombudsman, Dr Jane Martin, explains how public redress for local services will work in the commissioning era [...]
02 August 2012
The Local Government Ombudsman has served the sector well, but it's time to move on, says Dr Jane Martin [...]
As local authorities increasingly look for commercial acumen, MJ round table with Penna considered the implications of business thinking in a political world.
Introducing the next MJ Future Forum on budget planning and preparing for the new Spending Review.
New vice-president of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI)
Senior figures in local government have hit back at the latest attack on the role of council chief executives.
Stephen Cirrell looks at the difference between community energy renewal projects and civic schemes.